The Ex-Man with Doc Coyle

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 May 16, 2020

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Bad Wolves and ex-God Forbid guitar player Doc Coyle talks to professionals in the music world and other creative industries about the challenges and transitions of leaving monumental ventures. This podcast is for those passionate and driven 20-30 somethings at a crossroads trying to figure out "what's next?"

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Siobhan Cronin (Starset), Benny Goodman, and Cory Paza of Lost Symphony and 2020'd Podcast
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Doc welcomes Siobhan Cronin (Starset), Benny Goodman, and Cory Paza of the band Lost Symphony and the 2020'd Podcast to the show and they talk about how the Lost Symphony band came together, how Oli Herbert of All That Remains helped give the band credibility, their secret to landing such big name features, how the band led them to starting the 2020'd podcast, and what they learned from their guests and about themselves during the challenging times during the pandemic. This episode features the song "Take Another Piece" by Lost Symphony Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Follow Siobhan Cronin on Instagram @siobhan_violin Follow Cory Paza on Instagram @corypaza Follow Benny Goodman on Instagram @the bennygoodman Check out Lost Symphony at https://lostsymphony.com/ Check out the 2020'd Podcast at https://2020-d.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 22, 2022
Morgan Lander (Kittie, Karkaos, Witch Finger Podcast)
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Doc welcomes Kittie vocalist and guitarist, Morgan Lander, to the show and they talk about Kittie's reunion, their place in the nu metal scene, how they dealt with being pressured to have a "sexy" despite their young age, her approach to guitar, avoiding developing "rock star" attitudes, why the band went on hiatus, how she dealt with post=band life, joining melodic death metal band, Karkaos, her podcast, "Witch Finger" she started with her friend, and her love for all things retro and cheesy when it comes to movies. This episode features the songs "Outlaws" by REDDSTAR and "Spit (Live" by Kittie. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Follow Morgan on Instagram @dialmformorgan and Twitter @morgankittie Please support REDDSTAR at https://www.reddstarmusic.com/ Morgan photo by Rusty Morgan Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 14, 2022
The Social Media Symposium with Ryan J. Downey, Eric German, and Mike Mowery
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Doc welcomes Ryan J. Downey (Speak N' Destroy Podcast, Stream N' Destroy Newsletter, Demon Hunter Manager), Eric German (Entertainment Lawyer), and Mike Mowery (Artist Manager - Ice 9 Kills, Solence) to the show to have a roundtable discussion about the pressure artists have to make content on social media, how it's affecting their mental health, and how it takes away their focus on making music. This episode features the songs "The Paradox" by Spectrum of the Sixth Dimension and "Vampire" by Solence. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Follow Ryan on Instagram @ryanjdowney_ and Twitter @ryandowney Follow Eric on Instagram and Twitter @ejgerman Follow Mike on Instagram and Twitter @mikeoloop Support this week's show sponsor Spectrum of the Sixth Dimension at https://spectrumofthesixthdimension.bandcamp.com/track/the-paradox  Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 02, 2022
Max Karon (Bad Wolves, Once Human)
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Doc welcomes Bad Wolves guitarist, Max Karon, to the show and they talk about how Max got into playing guitar and home recording, how that led him to eventually becoming a guitar tech for Coal Chamber, how that led him to working for Devildriver, eventually meeting John Boecklin, and starting the band that would ultimately become Bad Wolves, why he ended up leaving the band and focusing on guitar teching and joining Once Human, the philosophy behind his unique guitar tone and playing style, why he wanted to rejoin Bad Wolves, and how he has evolved as a creative person through the years. This episode features the songs "The Body" by Bad Wolves and "Deadlock" by Once Human featuring Robb Flynn. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Follow Max on Instagram @MaxKaronMusic Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 20, 2022
Max Cavalera (Soulfly, ex-Sepultura, Cavalera Conspiracy, Killer Be Killed)
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Doc welcomes Soulfly frontman and guitarist, Max Cavalera, to the show and they talk about how well the Cavalera Beneath/Arise Tour has been going, how the old-school Sepultura sound influenced the new Soulfly album, Totem, what it was like having Dino Cazares play lead guitar for Soulfly on tour, the secret to Max's guitar tone, if he prefers the thrash or nu-metal style's on metal, how Killer Be Killed writes their albums, his experience recording Chaos A.D. with Andy Wallace in Wales, and Max shares some insight into the making of Roots. This episode features the songs "Run" by Mother Mercury, "Running Out Of Time" by Lovell's Blade, and "Superstition" by Soulfly. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Mother Mercury at https://www.facebook.com/mothermercurymusic Please support this episode's sponsor Lovell's Blade at https://lovellsblade.bandcamp.com/ Max Cavalera photo by Jim Louvau Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 06, 2022
Jason Richardson (All That Remains, ex-Chelsea Grin, ex-Born of Osiris, ex-All Shall Perish)
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Doc welcomes guitar virtuoso, Jason Richardson, to the show and they talk about Jason getting his start in Virginia with his 1st band, starting to learn music through piano and drums before he picked up the guitar, how he landed a gig as a touring guitarist for All Shall perish when he was only 17, what it was like working on The Discovery album, why joining Born of Osiris was such a tough decision, his difficult time dealing with getting kicked out of the band, landing on his feet by joining Chelsea Grin, why he decided to go solo, his relationship with drummer, Luke Holland, his work ethic as an independent artist, what it's like playing with All That Remains, and his love for video games. This episode features the songs "Departing Ways" by Seeking Sirens and "Upside Down" by Jason Richardson and Luke Holland featuring Tim Henson. Follow Jason on Instagram @JasonReevesRichardson and Twitter @JasonGrin Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Seeking Sirens at https://linktr.ee/joeydangerously Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 29, 2022
Dave Witte (Municipal Waste, ex-Burnt By The Sun, ex-Melt Banana, ex-Discordance Axis, ex-Human Remains)
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Doc welcomes Municipal Waste drummer, Dave Witte, to the show and they talk about Dave's early days in New Jersey with experimental death/grind band, Human Remains, what drove him to push his playing to the extreme with Discordance Axis, how his drive to just want to play and tour as much as he could lead him to play in multiple bands, what he learned touring the world with avant-garde Japanese band, Melt Banana, how Burnt By The Sun came together and eventually disbanded, joining Municipal waste and getting to taste success, how the fun-factor set Municipal Waste apart and starting a vegan restaurant in Richmond, VA. This episode features the songs "Eventually" by Belclaire and "Electrified Brain" by Municipal Waste. Follow Dave on Instagram @Stoutmania and Twitter @WITTE_DW Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Belclaire at https://www.facebook.com/belclairemusic/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 15, 2022
Stephen Brodsky (Cave In, Mutoid Man, Quicksand, Old Man Gloom, ex-Converge)
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Doc welcomes Cave In and Mutoid Man vocalist and guitarist, Stephen Brodsky, to the show and they talk about Cave In's early days and discovering his role as a vocalist, the impact of Until Your Heart Stops, what inspired the band's evolution to a less "metal" sound, pressure from a major label to write a hit with the Antennae album, moving to New York and starting Mutoid Man with Ben Kohler, what busking on the street taught him, how his role as a songwriter as evolved through the years, what his tricks of the trade are as far as guitar effects and amplifiers, and how he ended up playing with Quicksand. This episode features the songs "Breaking Point" by Lockjaw and "New Reality" by Cave In. Follow Stephen on Instagram and Twitter @StephenBrodsky Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Lockjaw at https://linktr.ee/lockjawmetal Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 02, 2022
Robert Trujillo (Metallica, Infectious Grooves, ex-Suicidal Tendencies, ex-Ozzy Osbourne)
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Doc welcomes Metallica bass player, Robert Trujillo, to the show and they talk about Rob's early influences in R&B and Funk growing up in LA, how guitarist Rocky Goerge helped get him to join Suicidal Tendencies, how his funk bass playing style influenced Suicidal's sound, what led to the creation of Infectious Grooves, how one opportunity led to the next and he ended up playing with Ozzy, forming a community of musicians that he admires, how he developed his approach to professionalism within his career, how he has avoided the "rock star" attitude that plagues so many successful musicians, the real story behind him nailing his Metallica audition, and his advice on how to manage emotions and personalities within a band environment. This episode features the songs "Falling Out" by Vallion, "Too Far" by Budderside, and "ManUNkind" by Metallica. Follow Robert on Instagram @RobTrujillo and @RobertTrujillo on Twitter Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Vallion at vallionfl.com  Please support this episode's sponsor Budderside at www.budderside.com Please support this episode's sponsor Good Company with Scott Bowling at https://www.scottgoodcompany.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 11, 2022
Dylan "Funny Man" Alvarez (Hollywood Undead)
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Doc welcomes Dylan "Funny Man" Alvarez, vocalist from Hollywood Undead to the show, and they talk about Hollywood Undead's recent tour with Bad Wolves and Papa Roach, growing up in LA and discovering hip hop and punk rock, Hollywood Undead catching their break on Myspace, the lore behind the band wearing masks and eventually removing them, their old partying days, and what he believes is the secret to their success and longevity. This episode features the songs "Serenity" by Art and the Resistance and "CHAOS" by Hollywood Undead. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Art and the Resistance at https://linktr.ee/Artandtheresistance Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 28, 2022
Burton C. Bell (Ascension Of The Watchers, ex-Fear Factory, ex-G//Z/R)
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Doc welcomes former Fear Factory vocalist, Burton C. Bell, to the show and they talk about how he has felt since leaving Fear Factory, making a new Ascension Of The Watchers album, what influenced his early vocal style, whether or not he invented "good cop, bad cop" vocals in metal, how touring with hardcore bands influenced his approach to singing, how he ended up singing for Geezer Butler's solo album, the process of recording Demanufacture, what he's learned from experiencing a falling out with the members of Fear Factory, and how the style of Fear Factory created some limitations creatively. This episode features the songs "Our Betrayal" by Generation Underground featuring Pablo Viveros and "Drive Boy Shooting" by G//Z/R. Follow Burton on Instagram @burtoncbell_official and Twitter @Burton_C_Bell Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Generation Underground at https://generationunderground.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Photo by Michael Alago. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 20, 2022
John LaMacchia (LaMacchia, Candiria, Spylacopa)
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Doc welcomes guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter, John LaMacchia, to the show, and they talk about John's venture to become a solo artist during the pandemic, how the two met through the NY/NJ hardcore scene, Candiria's legendary status as high-level musicians, how the band evolved artistically through the years, how their van accident shifted their personal priorities, John's resistance to the more mainstream leanings of What Doesn't Kill You, moving on from the band to start Spylacopa, and reuniting to make a new album in the last few years. This episode features the songs "All In" by Saturn Six and "While They Were Sleeping" by Candiria. Follow John on Instagram and Twitter @LaMacchiamusic Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Saturn Six at www.saturnsixmusic.com  Please support this episode's sponsor Good Company with Scott Bowling at https://www.scottgoodcompany.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 13, 2022
Doc Gives a Tour Update and Talks About the War in Ukraine
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Doc gives a tour update and talks about the war in Ukraine. This episode features the song "B.Y.O.B." by System of a Down. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Good Company with Scott Bowling at https://www.scottgoodcompany.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 08, 2022
Terry "Beez" Bezer (That's Not Metal Podcast, Media Personality, Journalist)
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Doc welcomes music journalist and media personality, Terry "Beez" Bezer, to the show, and they talk about Beez getting his start in the UK media writing for Kerrang, Metal Hammer, and Rock Sound, his transition to being in front of the camera as a host for Scuzz TV, how dishonest practices within the media inspired him to start the That's Not Metal Podcast, how moving to LA is helping his goal of bringing heavy music back to the mainstream, his success on Twitch, why he focuses on giving new, exciting, eclectic artists a platform to be heard, what the next big thing in metal is, and his foray into the world of NFTs with Avenged Sevenfold's Death Bat collection. This episode features the songs "Won" by Trip Villain and "Aaj" by Bloodywood. Follow Terry on Instagram and Twitter @TerryBeez666 Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Trip Villain at https://tripvillain.bandcamp.com/album/won Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 23, 2022
Finn McKenty (The Punk Rock MBA)
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Doc welcomes The Punk Rock MBA Youtube channel and podcast host, Finn McKenty, to the show, and they talk about Finn's transition to Twitch, developing his second channel, what Punk Rock MBA fans want out of his main channel, what it means to have good taste in music and art, the societal impact that provocative art can have, his bias against heavy metal culture, how social media algorithms encourage bad behavior by creators, Kanye West and MGK taking things too far, and the two debate the merits of new music versus old music. This episode features the songs "Fremen" by Mantra of Morta and "Gucci Gang" by Lil Pump. Follow Fin on Instagram @FinnMckenty and Twitter @thepunkrockmba Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Mantra of Morta at https://mantraofmorta.com/ Please support this episode's sponsor Godsize Records at https://www.godsizerecs.com/ Please support this episode's sponsor Good Company with Scott Bowling at https://www.youtube.com/c/ScottBowlinggoodcompany Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 16, 2022
Ahrue Luster (Lions At The Gate, ex-Ill Nino, ex-Machine Head)
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Doc welcomes Lions At The Gate guitarist, Ahrue Luster, to the show, and they. talk about how he moved around a lot growing up, moving to the Bay Area with thrash band, The Horde Of Torment, how he got the audition for Machine Head, what the experience of making The Burning Red with producer Ross Robinson was like, why he left Machine Head and ended up in Ill Nino so quickly, the challenges of learning the Latin guitar style, what the creative process with Ill Nino was like, how leaving the band, death in the family, and divorce caused him to reassess his whole life, and starting new band Lions At The Gate with his ex-Ill Nino bandmates. This episode features the songs "Ignite" by Reign of Z and "Scapegoat" by Lions At The Gate. Follow Ahrue on Instagram @Ahrue and Twitter @AhrueLuster Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Reign of Z at https://www.facebook.com/ReignofZ/ Please support this episode's sponsor Godsize Records at https://www.godsizerecs.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 09, 2022
Misha Mansoor (Periphery, Bulb, Haunted Shores)
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Doc welcomes Periphery guitarist, Misha Mansoor, to the show, and they talk about how Misha manages his busy schedule, what the band dynamics are like within Periphery in terms of splitting revenue and sharing responsibility, why he treats Periphery like a passion project, the evolution of how bands tour and survive, his influence on modern-day djent as well as self-sufficient content creators, and the two share their thoughts on the current political climate. This episode features the songs "Gotta Get Outta Here" by Blacklite District and "Hellfire" by Haunted Shores. Follow Misha on Instagram and Twitter @MishaPeriphery Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Blacklite District at https://www.blacklitedistrict.net/ Please support this episode's sponsor Godsize Records at https://www.godsizerecs.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 03, 2022
Willie Gee (Guitar Tech for King Diamond, ex-Tech for Megadeth)
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Doc welcomes, Willie Gee, professional guitar tech for bands like Kind Diamond and formerly Megadeth, to the show, and they talk about how Willie discovered rock and metal growing up as a black kid in Indiana, becoming infatuated with the guitar, how he ended up working as a guitar tech for King Diamond, what he thinks makes someone a good roadie, his time filling on bass guitar for God Forbid, his thoughts on why real guitar amps and cabs are better live than digital, his infamous reputation as a misanthrope, and what the future holds for Willie as a guitar tech. This episode features the songs "Images" by REdEFIND and "Into The Fire" by Roadrunner United featuring Matt Heafy and King Diamond. Follow Willie on Instagram @WillieAGee Photo by Jeremy Saffer Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor REdEFIND at https://www.facebook.com/REdEFINDband Please support this episode's sponsor Godsize Records at https://www.godsizerecs.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 26, 2022
John Petrucci (Dream Theater, Liquid Tension Experiment)
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Doc welcomes Dream Theater and Liquid Tension Experiment guitarist, John Petrucci, to the show and they talk about the key to Dream Theater's creative consistency throughout their career, their personal chemistry as a band, how he feels about their relationship with the progressive metal label and subculture, how having a hit song on MTV gave them a leg up in the 90s, keeping up as a musician with all of the advances in technical playing and technology, and what inspired his keen business mindset in branching out to branding himself with signature and licensed prouducts. This episode features the songs "Monster Zero" by Kyle Ewers and "Answering The Call" by Dream Theater. Follow John on Instagram @JohnPetrucciOfficial and Twitter @JPetrucci Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Kyle Ewers at www.kyleewersmusic.com Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 13, 2022
Jeremy Spencer (Psycho Synner, ex-Five Finger Death Punch)
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Doc welcomes former Five Five Death Punch drummer and current Psycho Synner frontman, Jeremy Spencer, to the show, and they talk about Doc and Jeremy's time touring together with Five Finger Death Punch, why he ultimately decided to leave the band, how FFDP built their career to such great heights through the years, Jeremy dealing with debilitating back issues, why he decided to become a vocalist/frontman for his new band Pyscho Synner, where the inspiration developed to go in a more theatrical visual direction, dealing with pushback from online haters, recording and releasing 9 new albums on one day, and what his experience was like writing a memoir. This episode features the songs "Run" by Sinshrift and "Devil From Hell" by Psycho Synner. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Sinshrift at https://www.facebook.com/Sinshrift/ Please support this episode's sponsor Godsize Records at https://www.godsizerecs.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 06, 2022
John Bush (Armored Saint, ex-Anthrax)
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Doc welcomes Armored Saint vocalist, John Bush, to the show, and they talk about Armored Saint's new album, Symbol of Salvation Live, what the early days were like for the band, why they struggled to breakthrough on a bigger scale, how he has balanced making a living outside of music for his whole career, how he discovered his approach to his unique vocal style, his feelings on the creative output in his time with Anthrax, why Anthrax tended to lean towards less thrashy material during his tenure, and how he weighs creative success versus commercial success. This episode features the songs "Petitions & Protesters" by The Opinion Industry, "Into The Deep End" by Cerebellion, and "Reign of Fire" (Live) by Armored Saint. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor The Opinion Industry at www.theopinionindustry.com.au Please support this episode's sponsor Cerebellion at https://cerebellion1.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 29, 2021
Eyal Levi (Daath, URM Academy) and John Browne (Monuments) of The Riffhard Podcast
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Doc welcomes Eyal Levi (Daath, URM Academy) and John Browne (Monuments) for a podswap with The Riffhard Podcast, and they talk about dealing with adversity and humility, figuring out when is the best time to move on from a bad situation, applying creative pursuits to things other than music, what inspired Eyal to lose weight, the Bad Wolves singer search, Monuments next chapter without Olly Steele, and what keeps Doc interested in The Ex-Man podcast. This episode features the songs "Aphelion" by Among You and "Lavos" by Monuments featuring Mick Gordon. Follow Eyal on Instagram @EyalLeviURMAudio on Instagram and @TheRealEyal Levi on Twitter Follow John Browne on Instagram @BrowneMonuments Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Among You at https://amongyouorg.wordpress.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 15, 2021
Daniel "DL' Laskiewicz (Bad Wolves, LGND, ex-The Acacia Strain)
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Doc welcomes new Bad Wolves vocals Daniel "DL" Laskiewicz back to the show for the 2nd time to talk about how he's spent the last few years focusing on his career as a producer and songwriter, learning from great producers like Adam D and Zeuss, how he learned to sing and develop his voice over the years, his enthusiasm on the audition process to become the singer of Bad Wolves, what gives him his quiet sense of self-confidence, the whirlwind of getting the Bad Wolves job and immediately heading into the studio, why he thinks the band worked so smoothly together creatively in the studio and looking forward to future challenges like performing live with the band and even working on the next album. This episode features the songs "Apallic" by Shockgnosis and "Never Be The Same" by Bad Wolves. Follow DL on Instagram @daniel_laskiewicz Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Shockgnosis at https://shockgnosismetal.bandcamp.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 08, 2021
Adam Warren (Oceano)
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Doc welcomes Oceano vocalist, Adam Warren, to the show and they talk about how he discovered and worked on his ability to do extreme vocals, being really influenced by the metalcore scene of the mid-00s, what inspired him and the rest of Oceano to go down such an extreme musical path, signing to Earache Records, how the band survived throughout the years, embracing the Deathcore tag, branching out into other mediums like Twitch and Youtube as a gamer, and experimenting with different vocal and musical styles over the last few years. This episode features the songs "So Resolved" by Joseph Izayea and "Lucid Reality" by Oceano. Follow Adam on Instagram and Twitter @adamonearth_ Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Joseph Izayea at https://linktr.ee/joeydangerously Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 01, 2021
The Streaming Vs. Sales Symposium w/ Mike Mowery, Eric German, and Ryan J. Downey
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Doc welcomes artist manager Mike Mowery (Ice Nine Kills), entertainment lawyer Eric German (Bad Wolves, Asking Alexandria), and jack-of-all-trades Ryan J. Downey (artist manager, Speak N’ Destroy Podcast, Stream N’ Destroy Newsletter), to the show and they all have a comprehensive discussion about how to analyze streaming numbers alongside traditional album sales which factor into open week chart positions, and how we measure what "success" or lack thereof in today's heavy music industry. This episode features the songs "Insanity" by Aseity and "Die With Me" by Gemini Syndrome. Follow Mike Mowery on Instagram and Twitter @MikeOLoop Follow Eric German on Instagram and Twitter @EJGerman Follow Ryan J. Downey on Instagram @RyanJDowney_ and Twitter @ryandowney Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Aseity at https://aseityband.com/  Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 24, 2021
Dan Sugarman (Ice Nine Kills, ex-As Blood Runs Black, ex-Fallen Figure)
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Doc welcomes Ice Nine Kills lead guitarist, Dan Sugarman, to the show and they talk about Dan's successful work as a content creator, how he learned such a high level of guitar playing, putting his all into tech-death band, Fallen Figure, and eventually giving up the band to join As Blood Runs Black, why his mother's health problems led to him leaving the band, what prompted him to start a career as a solo instrumental artist, finding big success with Ice Nine Kills, how Spencer from I9K influenced Dan from a marketing perspective, and his recent ventures with his teaching program, Twitch streams, and signature guitar. This episode features the songs "Wastemoreland" by Feast on the Fallen and "Hip To Be Scared" by Ice Nine Kills. Follow Dan on Instagram @DanSugarman Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Feast on the Fallen at https://linktr.ee/feastonthefallen Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 17, 2021
Doc rants about the new Bad Wolves album sales, Travis Scott's Astroworld Fest tragedy, and Marilyn Manson maybe going Christian
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Doc goes solo on this episode talking about why he took last week off, being super busy with the Bad Wolves album release, rehearsing like mad for an upcoming gig with The Wedding Band, understanding the context of 1st-week record sales in a streaming world, the tragedy at Travis Scott's Astroworld Fest, Marilyn Manson maybe going Christian with Kanye West, and the current state of Cancel Culture. This episode features the song "No Innocence" by Repentance. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 10, 2021
Vicky Psarakis (The Agonist, Sicksense)
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Doc welcomes The Agonist vocalist, Vicky Psarakis, to the show and they talk about Vicky getting stereotypical questions from the press for being a woman in metal, dealing with elitism in the scene, what inspired her to become a singer and eventually develop extreme vocals, how she uses her vocals to emote through the music, her early days in The Agonist learning the ropes of being in a professional band, how she has grown with the band creatively through years, and how she has branched out into other mediums like YouTube and Twitch to connect with her audience more intimately. This episode features the songs "Acid Bath" by Gorethrone and "Immaculate Deception" by The Agonist. Follow Vicky on Instagram and Twitter @VickyPsarakis Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Gorethrone at https://gorethrone.bandcamp.com/album/the-descension Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 27, 2021
Alicia Taylor (Cherry Bombs)
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Doc welcomes Alicia Taylor, to the show. Alicia is a dancer and founder/director of Cherry Bombs, a female-led rock n roll dance show that mixes cabaret, pyrotechnics, and pure spectacle. They talk about what she thinks Cherry Bombs actually is, her background as a cheerleader for the NFL team, Atlanta Falcons, what inspired her to start Cherry Bombs, what the response has been like with audiences considering it's something that is so different, how she puts her group together and develops chemistry with the other girls, dealing with sexism in the industry, the challenges of having a somewhat public relationship with her husband, Corey Taylor, and the future of Cherry Bombs. This episode features the songs "Alive" by Red Devil Vortex and "Burn My Misery" by Vended. Follow Alicia on Instagram @AliciaTaylor and Twitter @AliciaETaylor Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Red Devil Vortex at www.reddevilvortex.com  Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 21, 2021
David Yarovesky (Film Director - Brightburn, Nightbooks)
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Doc welcomes film director, David Yarovesky aka Yarvo, to the show and they talk about David making a name for himself as music video director for bands like Korn, how he got his first break doing a fundraiser party that attracted supporters like Wes Craven, Matt Parker, and Trey Stone, the litany of difficulties and challenges that go along with not only becoming a working filmmaker but keeping true to your artistic vision, how dedicating himself to the technical acumen making films helped him get a leg up in the industry, how making a more family-oriented film and working with Netflix may have helped open new doors professionally, the future of dark superhero films in the wake of his succesful work directing Brightburn. This episode features the song "Glass Castle" by A Mirrow Hollow. Follow David on Instagram @DavidYarovesky Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's cool band of the week A Mirror Hollow at https://amirrorhollow.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 13, 2021
Mark Tremonti (Tremonti, Alter Bridge, Creed)
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Doc welcomes Alter Bridge and Creed guitarist, Mark Tremonti, to the show and they talk about working on his new solo album, the secret to his very organized writing process, his thoughts on Creed's legacy, dealing with the critical backlash of being in such a big band, how starting Alter Bridge was a chance to do something totally different from Creed, how he developed his guitar playing to such a high level, how Alter Bridge's success in Europe saved their career, and what gave him the confidence to be a lead singer and make solo albums, This episode features the songs "House of Cards" by Bad Wolves, "Ex Machina" by Kyle Ewers, and "A World Away" by Tremonti. Follow Mark on Instagram and Twitter @MarkTremonti Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Kyle Ewers at Kyleewersmusic.com Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 06, 2021
Gary Holt (Exodus, ex-Slayer)
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Doc welcomes Exodus guitarist, Gary Holt, to the show and they talk about the challenges of navigating a divisive social media landscape, recording the new Exodus album with mutual friend and colleague, Steve Lagudi, the secret to the "Gary Holt guitar sound", how he adjusted his playing and sound in his time playing with Slayer, how playing with Slayer changed his life and his legacy, how injuries have hindered his playing in recent years, how the pandemic led to Gary getting sober, the 90s Black Album effect of thrash bands going more hard rock, and how Gary has stayed grounded due to the ups and downs of his career. This episode features the songs "The Purest Black" by LIVLØS and "The Beatings Will Continue (Until Morale Improves)" by Exodus. Follow Gary on Instagram @GaryHolt_Official Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor LIVLØS at https://livloesband.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 29, 2021
Nate Garrett (Spirit Adrift, ex-Gatecreeper)
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Doc welcomes Spirit Adrift guitarist and vocalist, Nate Garrett, to the show, and they talk about getting out there and seeing live music again, how he started Spirit Adrift originally as a one-man band, getting his drum chops up to snuff to record the first album, his time with the band Gatecreeper, why he quit drinking and chose a sober life, what his ambitions are with Spirit Adrift as far as appealing to a broader audience, their philosophy on album production and working with Zeuss, and Doc asks Nate some rapid-fire questions about his heavy metal opinions. This episode features the songs "Silent Whispers" by Aseity and "Wake Up" by Spirit Adrift. Follow Nate on Instagram and Twitter @spiritadrift Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Aseity at https://aseityband.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 22, 2021
Marc Rizzo (Hail The Horns, Revenge Beast, ex-Soulfly, ex-Ill Nino)
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Doc welcomes guitarist, Marc Rizzo, to the show for the second time, and they talk about Marc's recent exit from Soulfly after 18 years, the online drama and back and forth between him and the Soulfly camp, the difficulty he experienced during the pandemic, the ethics of how bands should regard hired members, his open schedule allowing him to relaunch his career as a solo artist, starting his new band, Hail The Horns, with Tony Campos (Static-X), and how he has evolved with technology using mediums like Twitch to grow his fanbase. This episode features the songs "Rotation" by Marc Rizzo and "God of Thunder" by Hail the Horns. Follow Marc on Instagram @marcrizzo_ripandshred and Twitter @rizzomarc Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Godsize Records at https://www.godsizerecs.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 15, 2021
Sahaj Ticotin (Ra, Meytal)
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Doc welcomes producer, songwriter, and singer/guitarist for the band Ra, Sahaj Ticotin, back to the show for the 2nd time, and they talk about Sahaj's move to Fort Wayne, Indiana, what he didn't like about LA, his tendency to over-schedule himself, how he came to do lead vocals for the 2nd Meytal album, getting comfortable with touring again on the Meytal tour, how that inspired him to revive his original band, Ra, what his creative process is like with his very busy schedule producing and writing with so many artists, and his thoughts on the current state of modern rock and pop. This episode features the songs "Lifeline" by Bad Wolves, "Drug Dealer" by In The Whale, and "Interconnected" by Ra. Follow Sahaj on Instagram @Sahaj_Ticotin and Twitter @SahajTic Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor In The Whale at https://www.inthewhalesucks.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 09, 2021
Matt Halpern (Periphery, GetGood Drums)
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Doc welcomes Periphery drummer and co-founder of GetGood Drums, Matt Halpern, to the show and they talk about Periphery's approach to writing and recording a new album during the pandemic, the secret to the band's chemistry, how he balances his naturalistic drumming style with the more computerized modern technology of digital drum programs, what inspired him to start the music education company, Bandhappy, and become an entrepreneur, why he focuses so much of his life on health, wellness, and being disciplined, and the two wrap up talking about some of their favorite films. This episode features the songs "Until I Can Breathe" by Cerebellion and "Feed The Ground" by Periphery. Follow Matt on Instagram and Twitter @MattPeriphery Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Cerebellion at cerebellion1.com Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 01, 2021
Chad Johnson (co-founder of Furnace Fest, ex-Tooth & Nail Records A&R)
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Doc welcomes Chad Johnson, co-founder of Furnace Fest, Takehold Records and former A&R of Tooth & Nail Records, to the show, and they talk about the possibility of nostalgia inspiring the revival of Furnace Fest, the challenge of having to reschedule the fest multiple times due to Covid-19, the influence of his Christian background and the Christian hardcore scene on the culture of the festival, how Furnace Fest has learned from the early days and famous failures like Fyre Fest and Woodstock 99, his time starting Takehold Records and working for Tooth & Nail Records, and the future of the festival. This episode features the songs "Barriers" by Light The Fire and "Reborn Empowered" by Living Sacrifice. Follow Chad on Instagram and Twitter @chadisliving Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Light The Fire at www.lightthefire.com Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 25, 2021
Zeuss (Producer of Hatebreed, Shadows Fall, Rob Zombie, God Forbid)
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Doc welcomes heavy music producer, Zeuss, to the show and they talk about Zeuss coming up in his early days in Western Massachusetts as a guitar player who eventually taught himself to record bands, how he met the guys in Shadows Fall, what it was like working on and developing the music for Determination with God Forbid, why he thinks the album and process of making the album were special, his influence on Doc's guitar playing, how he evolved as a producer as the record industry changed, his role as a longtime producer of Hatebreed, how he feels he impacted the Deathcore subgenre by working with bands like Acacia Strain and Whitechapel, and his more recent success branching out with bigger names like Rob Zombie and Queensrÿche. This episode features the songs "Death March" by Sangre and "The Triumph of King Freak" by Rob Zombie. Follow Zeuss on Instagram @zuessproducer and Twitter @zuess1 Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Sangre at Http://www.Sangremetal.com Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 18, 2021
Tony Campos (Static-X, Fear Factory, Asesino, ex-Soulfly, ex-Prong, ex-Ministry, ex-Possessed)
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Doc welcomes Static-X, Fear Factory, and Asesino bassist, Tony Campos, to the show, and they talk about Tony's early years in LA playing with death metal band, Dominion, how he met the Wayne and started Static-X, how they experimented with different styles before finding their sound, what achieving success so quickly with the band was like, touring with Slayer and Pantera, why the band eventually broke up, how he ended up getting so many gigs playing with bands like Soulfly, Prong, Possessed, and Ministry, staying true to his roots with death metal band, Asesino, with Dino Cazares, how he ended up joining Fear Factory, how the Static-X reunion came about and making sure they pay homage to Wayne Static's legacy respectfully. This episode features the songs "Monster" by ALYXX and "Terminator Oscillator" by Static-X. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor ALYXX at officialalyxx.com Please support this episode's other sponsor March Forth Podcast with Mike Bauman at marchforth.podbean.com Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 11, 2021
David Sanchez (Havok, Riffs or Die Podcast)
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Doc welcomes David Sanchez, vocalist/guitarist of Havok and host of the "Riffs or Die" podcast, to the show as they do a podswap episode where this conversation will be featured on both "Riffs or Die" and "The Ex-Man". They talk about Havok releasing their most recent album, V, during the pandemic, their philosophies on guitar, and debate many issues from free speech to the modern media to critical race theory, and what inspired David to start Havok in the tradition of classic thrash metal. This episode features the songs "Opinions" by The Opinion Industry and "Ritual of the Mind" by Havok. Follow David on Instagram @David_Havok and Twitter @DavidFreeThink Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor The Opinion Industry at www.theopinionindustry.com.au Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 27, 2021
Olly Steele (ex-Monuments)
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Doc welcomes former Monuments guitarist, Olly Steele, to the show and they talk about dealing with life in the pandemic, how he discovered metal through metalcore and the NWOAHM, what it was like as a black kid in the UK who was into metal, how he joined Monuments, his thoughts on the gear nerd culture of Djent, his philosophy on guitar and music, how the band God Forbid influenced him, and why he decided to quit Monuments. This episode features the songs "The Mantle" by Leveler and "Try" by Olly Steele featuring Ian Kenny. Follow Dee on Instagram @ollysteele and Twitter @ollymonuments Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Leveler at https://www.facebook.com/Leveler303 Please support this episode's other sponsor March Forth Podcast with Mike Bauman at marchforth.podbean.com Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 20, 2021
Dee Snider (Twisted Sister)
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Doc welcomes Twisted Sister frontman, Dee Snider, to the show and they talk about Twisted Sister's early days as a blue-collar cover band on Long Island, how toiling as a bar band shaped his work ethic as a performer, the tension between Dee and Jay Jay French, what it felt like to finally achieve success, why he went broke during the 90s, how adversity led to him pursuing multiple careers in radio, acting, and writing, the legacy of his testimony in Congress speaking against The PMRC and censorship, and what it's been like developing his new heavier metal solo career with Jamey Jasta of Hatebreed. This episode features the songs "Hiding in the Shadows" by Defy The Tyrants and "Time To Choose" by Dee Snider. Follow Dee on Instagram and Twitter @DeeSnider Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Defy The Tyrants at https://www.facebook.com/DefyTheTyrants Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 14, 2021
Matt Wicklund (ex-God Forbid, ex-Himsa, Ghost Ship Octavius, Apollæn)
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Doc welcomes former God Forbid guitarist, Matt Wicklund, to the show and they talk about Matt's move to Sofia, Bulgaria, how he got involved in the metal scene as a teenager in Seattle, his time playing with metalcore/thrash band, Himsa, how a tumultuous marriage brought him to Los Angeles, how he ended up joining God Forbid, what the creative process was like of working on the Equilibrium album together, how he dealt with the breakup of the band, the difficulties of starting a brand new band, Ghost Ship Octavius, with Chris Amott and Van Williams, how fatherhood and his new life in Bulgaria have changed him, and his latest project, Apollæn. This episode features the songs "The Sect" by Von Spriggan and "Sarturnine" by Ghost Ship Octavius. Follow Matt on Instagram and Twitter @MattWicklund Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Von Spriggan at https://www.facebook.com/von.spriggan/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 07, 2021
Justin Arcangel (Manager of Trivium, Amon Amarth, Behemoth)
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Doc welcomes artist manager, Justin Arcangel, to the show and they talk about Doc's experience with Bad Wolves taking off, the current state of the heavy music scene, Justin getting into the business as a lawyer, how he discovered Trivium, how they dealt with early success, working with bands that didn't make it like Seemless and Sanctity, why he joined up with 5B Management who works with Slipknot, what his philosophy on building artists careers is, and his latest discovery, Unto Others. This episode features the songs "Glitches" by Serious Matters and "When Will Gods Work Be Done" by Unto Others. Follow Justin on Instagram and Twitter @mrarc99 Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Serious Matters at https://www.seriousmattersnj.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 29, 2021
K.K. Downing (KK's Priest, ex-Judas Priest)
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Doc welcomes former Judas Priest guitarist, K.K. Downing, to the show and they talk about K.K. being inspired by American blues artists as a young man in Birmingham, UK, how Jimi Hendrex laid the foundation for hard rock and metal, how his writing process has evolved over the years, why he is still just as much a fan of metal and rock as he is a creator and performer, what motivated him to start KK's Priest, his relationship with Tim "Ripper" Owens through the years, and he tells the story of why he's no longer in Judas Priest. This episode features the songs "Addiction" by Silent Season and "Thunderbolt Hellfire" by KK's Priest. Follow K.K. on Instagram @K.K.Downingsteelmill and Twitter @KKsPriest Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Silent Season at https://www.facebook.com/SilentSeasonMusic Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 15, 2021
Doc Answers Ex-Man Listener Questions - Will There be a God Forbid Reunion? The Future of Bad Wolves?
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Doc spends this answering questions from fans, friends, and listeners of the show. He talks band life, his favorite movies, gives advice for up-and-coming bands, and more. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2021
Stikman aka James Ismean (Fury of Five, Boxcutter, ex-Locked Up In Life)
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Doc welcomes Fury of Five frontman, Stikman aka James Ismean, to the show and they talk about how Fury of Five befriended the God Forbid guys in the early days in the NJ hardcore scene, how James' rough and abusive upbringing led to him spending some time in prison, how prison shaped his mind and body, how Fury of Five came together, what motivated their professional approach to rehearsal, where James' violent tendencies stemmed from and how it hurt the inner-workings of the band, why Fury of Five broke up, how depression and drugs affected his life after the band, why he believes he changed his ways and made amends for past mistakes, how he dealt with his depression and inner demons through biking and fitness, and Doc quizzes James on old Fury fight stories. This episode features the song "Taking Respect" Worldwide Edition by Fury of Five. Follow James on Instagram @Stikmanx and Twitter @StikmannNJHC Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 25, 2021
Wes Hauch (Alluvial, ex-The Faceless, ex-Thy Art Is Murder, ex-Black Crown Initiate)
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Doc welcomes Alluvial guitarist and backing vocalist, Wes Hauch, to the show and they talk about Wes growing up in the mountains of conservative Southern California, discovering heavy underground shows through the Christian hardcore scene, how getting into trouble as a young man led him to join the military, how his time serving in Iraq affected his mental health after the war, they share their feelings on conspiracies, contemplate the meaning of art, how he transitioned from the military to getting in the music industry, why Periphery asking him to do a guest guitar solo pulled him out of a big rut, his time with The Faceless, his band Alluvial signing to Nuclear Blast, and his newfound prowess as a singer. This episode features the songs "LV-426" by Kyle Ewers and "40 Stories" by Alluvial. Follow Wes on Instagram and Twitter @WesHauch Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Kyle Ewers at https://facebook.com/kyleewersmusic Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 19, 2021
Dino Cazares (Fear Factory, Divine Heresy, Asesino, ex-Brujeria)
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Doc welcomes Fear Factory guitarist, Dino Cazares, to the show and they talk about the issues they've had with each other over the last few years, the secret to Dino's guitar tone and his stolen modded Marshall, why he felt Steve Vai left some key players like himself out when giving credit for the 7 string guitar taking off, how Fear Factory was able to fit in with different subgenres starting in death metal and then being caught up in the nu-metal explosion, the downside of "Cars" being a big radio hit, the experience being the last original member left in Fear Factory, what the singer search has been like, whether Dino is tough to be in a band with, and what his time out of the Fear Factory was like, working with bands like Asesino, Brujeria, Divine Hersey, and the Roadrunner United album. This episode features the songs "Surface" by Seeking Sirens and "Disruptor" by Fear Factory. Follow Dino on Instagram and Twitter @DinoCazares Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Seeking Sirens at https://www.facebook.com/Seeking-Sirens-106356298217556 Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 12, 2021
Alessandro "Vman" Venturella (Slipknot, ex-Krokodil, ex-Cry For Silence)
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Doc welcomes Slipknot bassist, Alessandro Venturella aka Vman, to the show and they talk about Vman coming up in the UK scene with metalcore band Cry For Silence as a lead guitarist, how he ended up working as a guitar tech for bands like Sikth, Architects and Mastodon, what the process of getting the gig in Slipknot was like, how he approaches bass technique considering his background as a guitarist, how he has dealt with newfound fame, the ways in which he has fit into Slipknot's creative process, his love for musical gear, keeping up with his chops during the pandemic, and why he left his previous band, Krokodil. This episode features the song "Kingdom of Evermore" by Deveria and "Nero Forte" by Slipknot. Follow Vman on Instagram @vmanshreds Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Deveria at www.deverianation.com Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 27, 2021
The Art of Processing Grief
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"The Art of Processing Grief" is a monologue by Ex-Man host, Doc Coyle, about losing his father recently, and how it relates to also losing his mother a year earlier the George Floyd verdict, feeling alienated from social media, and re-entering a post-pandemic world. This episode features the song "Trouble" by Coldplay. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 21, 2021
Ash Avildsen (Sumerian Records and Films, ex-Reflux)
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Doc welcomes Founder and CEO of Sumerian Records and Films, Ash Avildsen, to the show and they talk about Ash's time as vocalist for metalcore band, Reflux, how he got into booking shows and eventually became a booking agent, what inspired him to start a record label, his influence on the deathcore and Djent scenes from a label and touring standpoint, why he thinks he has an eye for spotting talented artists, his time as booking agent for God Forbid, what he thinks makes Asking Alexandria a special band, where he gets his ambition and confidence to try new ventures, how he got into filmmaking, the complexities of dealing with the film world, and how's he's progressed from the American Satan film to the Paradise City show. Follow Ash on Instagram and Twitter @AshAvildsen Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 07, 2021
Jon Donais (Anthrax, Shadows Fall, Living Wreckage)
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Doc welcomes Anthrax and Shadows Fall lead guitarist, Jon Donais, to the show and they talk about Jon's start with metalcore band, Aftershock, in Western Massachusetts, what it was like being a metalhead in the hardcore scene, how Shadows Fall came together, and why they split with Phil Labonte, the legend of his alter ego, "Jonny Rock N Roll", how Shadows Fall and God Forbid careers intertwined over the years, why he thinks the band's old school approach helped them persevere in a sea of Nu Metal, their time on a major label, why Shadows Fall went on hiatus, how Jon joined Anthrax, what he's learned playing with such seasoned musicians, and his latest band he started with Matt Bachand, Living Wreckage, came to together. This episode features the songs "Harvest" by Bushido Code and "Sink Below" by Living Wreckage. Follow Jon on Instagram @jonathanmdonais and Twitter @jonshadfall1 Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Bushido Code at https://www.facebook.com/bushidocodemetal Please support this episode's other sponsor The Punk Rock MBA Podcast at https://www.prmbapodcast.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 24, 2021
Myles Kennedy (Alter Bridge, Slash, ex-Mayfield Four, ex-Citizen Swing)
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Doc welcomes Alter Bridge/Slash vocalist and guitarist, Myles Kennedy, to the show, and they talk about Myles' guitar shredder days in music college, how playing with jazz-fusion band, Cosmic Dust led to him fronting funk-R&B ensemble, Citizen Swing, necessity and pragmatism leading him to develop his vocal ability, breaking out on a major label with alternative rock band, The Mayfield Four, why he thinks he has avoided the tropes of Lead Singer Disease, how he landed a role the hit film, Rock Star, how he went from almost quitting music to joining Alter Bridge, what he has learned playing with Slash, and Myles gives Doc a mini-vocal lesson on how to hit the high notes. This episode features the songs "Macabre Illusion" by Trucido, "Last Rites" by Alter Bridge, and "In Stride" by Myles Kennedy. Follow Myles on Instagram @OfficialMylesKennedy and Twitter @Myles Kennedy Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Trucido at trucido.bandcamp.com Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 16, 2021
Tim Williams (Vision of Disorder, bloodsimple)
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Doc welcomes Vision of Disorder vocalist, Tim Williams, to the show and they talk about VOD's early days as metal fans who stumbled into the hardcore scene, how classic rock music influenced his vocals, how VOD eventually broke out, signed to Roadrunner, and toured Ozzfest, how the band changed on their sophomore album, Imprint, how touring with bigger, mainstream bands influenced their sound, what it was like recording in the studio with Phil Anselmo, the mixed reaction to From Bliss To Devastation, why Vision of Disorder disbanded, how bloodsimple came together, his experience working with top-notch producers like GGGarth and Machine, bloodsimple's early success and major label experience, why VOD reformed and bloodsimple split, Roadrunner United, and the key to his emotionally tortured vocal style. This episode features the song "Alone/Together" by Zombie Eating Horse and the tentatively titled "God Factory Disorder" by Doc Coyle, Dallas Coyle, Raymond Herrera, and Tim Williams Follow Tim on Instagram @timwilliamsvox Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Zombie Eating Horse at www.zombieeatinghorse.com or www.infinitestrengthrecords.com Please support this episode's other sponsor The Punk Rock MBA Podcast at https://www.prmbapodcast.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 09, 2021
USA's Capitalist Economic System Vs. Sports Leagues Socialist Systems with Nelson Blake (Marvel, DC, Locked in a Vacancy)
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Doc welcomes comic artist and guitarist, Nelson Blake II, to the show for the third time. They discuss the differences between the American free market-based capitalist economic system that limits trends like unions, wealth redistribution, or over-dependence on welfare, and compares it to the highly regulated systems of professional sports leagues (mainly the National Basketball Association) that incentivize competitive balance so that there is more fairness across these leagues, as to give teams a chance to win and court free agents. This episode features the song "Scars" by The Dead Year. Follow Nelson on Instagram @nelsonblakeii and Twitter @nelsonblake2 Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Check out The Dead Year at www.thedeadyear.com Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 02, 2021
Scott Vogel (Terror, Buried Alive, World Be Free, ex-Despair, ex-Slugfest)
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Doc welcomes Terror vocalist, Scott Vogel, to the show and they talk about how the two met in the late 90s hardcore scene, what tied the bands together despite differences in sound, what drew Scott to this lifestyle, his formative days discovering music, having recurring issues which led to his bands Slugfest and Despair breaking up, how Buried Alive came together, why the band seemed to not meet its full potential, quitting Buried Alive and moving west, why he eventually joined Terror despite almost quitting music altogether, Terror's surprise immediate success, developing as a band and vocalist over two decades, the Buried Alive reunion, and Scott sums up what hardcore means to him. This episode features the songs "Upside Down Is Flipped" by Man Destroyed Man and "I Killing I" by Buried Alive. Follow Scott on Instagram @IAmFinally Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Man Destroyed Man at https://mandestroyedman.bandcamp.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 23, 2021
Carla Harvey (Butcher Babies)
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Doc welcomes Butcher Babies vocalist, Carla Harvey, to the show and they talk about connecting on both being bi-racial in the metal scene, what her early time in LA was like as an actor and model who was looking to do music, the challenges women deal with in the entertainment industry, how she met Heidi and Henry and started Butcher Babies, how they overcame backlash from their over-the-top image, dealing with early success and landing big tours, what led her to her other career as a mortician, grief counselor, and End of Life Doula, and what led to the evolution of the Butcher Babies' sound over the years. This episode features the songs "Beyond The Wall of Sleep" by The Nocturnal Affair, "Saint" by Blackwater Drowning, and "Sleeping With The Enemy" by Butcher Babies. Follow Carla on Instagram and Twitter @CarlaHarvey Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor The Nocturnal Affair at https://thenocturnalaffair.bandcamp.com/ Please support this episode's sponsor Blackwater Drowning at https://www.facebook.com/blackwaterdrowning Please support this episode's other sponsor The Punk Rock MBA Podcast at https://www.prmbapodcast.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 16, 2021
Ryan Martinie (Mudvayne, Soften The Glare)
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In this landmark 150th episode of The Ex-Man Podcast, Doc welcomes for his first time ever on a podcast, Mudvayne bassist, Ryan Martinie to the show. They talk about how growing up in the rural midwest affected heavy music during that era, how his style of "lead bass" grew into the early Mudvayne sound, why he thinks they had so much early success despite being such an unorthodox band, their songwriting approach to balancing artistry with hit-making, the thought process behind Mudvayne's bombastic image, how the depression he experienced after Mudvayne went on hiatus led to burying himself in deep reading, discovering a healthy lifestyle through flower farming and nature, how his instrumental band, Soften The Glare, came to be, and his time filling in on bass for Korn. This episode features the songs "DOROS" by FleischKrieg and "Mission Possible" by Soften The Glare. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor FleischKrieg at www.fleischkrieg.com and their Indiegogo Campaign at https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/fleischkrieg-debut-album-release#/ Please support this episode's other sponsor Good Company with Scott Bowling at https://www.youtube.com/user/scottbowling1580 Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 09, 2021
Jessica Pimentel (Orange Is The New Black, Brujeria, Alekhine's Gun)
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Doc welcomes musician and actress, Jessica Pimentel, to the show, and they talk about the period when Doc and she met, both as struggling artists bartending to pay bills in New York, her training as an actor and concert violinist as a very young girl, dealing with fame, how New York City shaped her work ethic and values, how she joined extreme metal band, Alekhine's Gun, as a vocalist, the process of getting her breakout role on Orange Is The New Black, the ugly side of the film industry, how she came to join the legendary death metal supergroup, Brujeria, and what it's been like living in Sweden. This episode features the songs "Thrill of the Hunt" by Heartsick, "Karmalita" by Ten Ton Mojo, and "Ngepar Chiwa (Certain Death)" by Alekhine's Gun. Follow Jessica on Instagram and Twitter @TheCrusher007 Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Heartsick at https://heartsickband.bandcamp.com/ Please support this episode's other sponsor Ten Ton Mojo at https://www.tentonmojo.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 26, 2021
Song Retrospective Pt. 2 with Dallas Coyle (God Forbid), Sterling R. Jackson (Vagus Nerve) and John Boecklin (Bad Wolves)
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Doc welcomes God Forbid guitarist and vocalist, Dallas Coyle, Vagus Nerve vocalist, Sterling. R Jackson, and Bad Wolves drummer, John Boecklin, to the show. In part 2 of a 2 part series, they go into detail about the writing and recording of Doc's favorite songs from his career including "The New Clear" and "Move On" by God Forbid, "So Very Divine" by Vagus Nerve, and "Better Off This Way' by Bad Wolves. This episode features the song "Season of the Witch" by Survivors of Suicide. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Survivors of Suicide at https://survivorsofsuicide.bandcamp.com/ Please also support our new sponsor at HelloFresh. Go to HelloFresh.com/exman10 and use code exman10 for 10 free meals, including free shipping. Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 19, 2021
God Forbid Song Retrospective with Byron Davis, Corey Pierce, and Dallas Coyle
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Doc welcomes God Forbid bandmates, Byron Davis, Corey Pierce, and making his first appearance on the Ex-Man, Doc's brother, Dallas Coyle, to the show. They go into detail about the writing and recording of Doc's favorite songs from the first 4 God Forbid albums, "Weather The Storm", "Dead Words On Deaf Ears", "Washed Out World", and "Crucify Your Beliefs". This episode features the song "Burden of Ashes" by Thrones of Redemption. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Thrones of Redemption at https://thronesofredemption.bandcamp.com/ Please also support our new sponsor at HelloFresh. Go to HelloFresh.com/exman10 and use code exman10 for 10 free meals, including free shipping. Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 12, 2021
Rob Caggiano (Volbeat, ex-Anthrax, ex-The Damned Things, ex-Boiler Room)
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Doc welcomes Volbeat guitarist, Rob Caggiano, to the show and they talk about how Rob got his start in New York with nu metal band, Boiler Room, why the band breaking up made him focus on producing records, how he hustled to get the gig in Anthrax, his unceremonious exit from Anthrax, which led him to form and thrive with the production team, Scrap 60, rejoining Anthrax and helping develop the Worship Music album, how The Damned Things supergroup came together, eventually leaving Anthrax for good, producing and then almost immediately joining Volbeat, and the two wax philosophical on how songwriting and production have evolved throughout the years. This episode features the songs "Equilibrium" by The Human Extinction, "Sweet Alibi" by Classic Case, and "Room 24" by Volbeat featuring King Diamond. Follow Jerry on Instagram and Twitter @RobCaggiano Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor The Human Extinction at https://thehumanextinction.bandcamp.com/ Please support this episode's other sponsor Good Company with Scott Bowling at https://www.youtube.com/user/scottbowling1580 Please also support our new sponsor at HelloFresh. Go to HelloFresh.com/exman10 and use code exman10 for 10 free meals, including free shipping. Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 05, 2021
Andrew Tkaczyk (The Ghost Inside, ex-For The Fallen Dreams)
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Doc welcomes The Ghost Inside drummer, Andrew Tkaczyk, to the show and they talk about his disillusion with the hardcore scene, getting his start with metalcore band, For The Fallen Dreams, why he left that band and eventually joined The Ghost Inside, what he thinks makes TGI special, how his positive attitude helped him overcome losing part of his leg in the bus accident and relearn to play drums, what it was like to have a massive reunion show and comeback album, dealing with firing their bassist, Jim Riley, due to public pressure, and starting his clothing line, Takeback Brand. This is episode features the songs "The Moon" by Ten Thousand Crows and "The Outcast" by The Ghost Inside. Follow Andrew on Instagram @illgrip and Twitter @Mtndrew222 Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Ten Thousand Crows at https://10kcrows.bandcamp.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 29, 2020
Dug Pinnick (King's X, KXM)
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Doc welcomes King's X vocalist and bassist, Dug Pinnick, to the show and they talk about Dug's Christian upbringing, how he discovered music and had a natural talent for singing, using music to deal with receiving a lack of love and attention as a child, what attracted him to the bass guitar, dealing with racism in the 1960s, how he avoided getting drafted to Vietnam, how a diverse array of musical influences led him on a path from soul and R&B to rock music, the ups and downs of navigating the Christian music scene, how King's X was started, their influence on the Grunge scene and bands like Alice In Chains, and why he thinks they never got as big as they maybe should have. This is episode features the songs "P.I.G. (People In General) by Mantra of Morta and "Lost in Germany by King's X. Follow Dug on Instagram @dugpinnick and Twitter @dUgpinnick_ Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Mantra of Morta at https://mantraofmorta.bandcamp.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 16, 2020
Jerry Horton (Papa Roach)
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Doc welcomes Papa Roach guitarist, Jerry Horton, to the show and they talk about adjusting the band's writing and recording schedule due to the pandemic, how they were mislabeled as a "nu metal" band in their early days, how staying healthy and sober on tour helped him deal with the pitfalls of success, how their sound and image evolved with the changing of music trends, why he thinks their crossover pop culture success is more a blessing than a curse, their flirtations with alternative and EDM influence on recent albums, and how Papa Roach stay sharp with developing their live show. This episode features the songs "Enjoying The End" by Royalty Kult and "Come Around" by Papa Roach. Follow Jerry on Instagram and Twitter @JerryHorton Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support episode's sponsor Royalty Kult at https://royaltykult.com/ Please support this episode's other sponsor Good Company with Scott Bowling at https://www.youtube.com/user/scottbowling1580 Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 08, 2020
Mark Holcomb (Periphery, Haunted Shores)
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Doc welcomes Periphery guitarist, Mark Holcomb, to the show and they talk about his early days with Haunted Shores in the DC area, how he ended up joining Periphery, what it was like fitting in with a band that already had an established sound, what he thinks makes the Djent scene special, how Periphery evolved as a live band throughout the years, how Steph Carpenter inspired the Clear EP concept, his thoughts on lead and rhythm guitar technique, his response to Misha's comments about not being able to make a living from the band and thoughts about surviving in the music business, getting sober and using discipline and mindfulness to help with productivity and creativity during the pandemic, working with Devin Townsend on the Haunted Shores EP, and the two chat about the NBA bubble basketball and forthcoming season. This episode features the songs "Viper" by Red Devil Vortex and "Norway Jose" by Haunted Shores. Follow Mark on Instagram and Twitter @MarkPeriphery Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Red Devil Vortex at www.reddevilvortex.com  Buy the official Ex-Man Podcast T-shirt at doccoyle.net/shop/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 01, 2020
Kim Kelly (Writer and Journalist at Teen Vogue, The Baffler, ex-Vice)
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Doc welcomes writer, journalist, and labor advocate, Kim Kelly, to the show and they talk about her entry point in the music industry starting her own PR company, why she connects to underground black metal and became engaged with the racial politics within the subgenre, her thoughts on cancel culture within the metal scene, being laid off by Vice and the ever-changing media landscape, how she balances her role as an opinion writer, journalist, and activist, developing and expanding her career as a freelance writer, and her work involved with the labor movement and labor column at Teen Vogue. This episode features the song "Leviathans" by Tribulation Follow Kim on Twitter @GrimKim Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's other sponsor Good Company with Scott Bowling at https://www.youtube.com/user/scottbowling1580 Buy the official Ex-Man Podcast T-shirt at doccoyle.net/shop/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 24, 2020
Jon Zazula (Megaforce Records)
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Doc welcomes founder of Megaforce Records, Jon Zazula, to the show, and they talk about his time before Megaforce, being sent to prison for crimes committed when he worked in finance, how he got on the straight and narrow by getting into selling heavy metal vinyl at the Route 18 Flea Market in New Jersey, discovering Metallica and Anthrax in the early days of Megaforce Records, how he transitioned into managing bands like Anthrax and Ministry, dealing with the changing music scene in the 90s as thrash died down and grunge emerged, his relationship with major labels, how mental health issues affected his career, how his boredom with the metal scene inspired him to keep working with different kinds of bands, and why he decided to write an autobiography. This episode features the song "Stålfågel" by Soilwork. Follow Jon on Instagram @TheJonZazula and Twitter @JonZazula Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Buy the official Ex-Man Podcast T-shirt at doccoyle.net/shop/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 17, 2020
Angela Gossow (ex-Arch Enemy)
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Doc welcomes ex-Arch Enemy singer, Angela Gossow, to the show and they talk about how she got into death metal and inspired to become an extreme vocalist, what the process of being introduced as the new lead singer of Arch Enemy was like, the impact of her debut AE album, Wages of Sin, the shock value of having such a brutal voice and also an attractive woman, developing creative chemistry with the band, how the difficulties of touring convinced her to leave the band, and how she transitioned from being a full-time rock star to becoming an artist manager and start a family. This episode features the songs "Through Darkness" by Cerebellion and "Savage Messiah" by Arch Enemy. Follow Angela on Instagram @TheGossow and Twitter @AGossow Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Cerebellion at www.Cerebellion1.com Please support this episode's other sponsor Good Company with Scott Bowling at https://www.youtube.com/user/scottbowling1580 Buy the official Ex-Man Podcast T-shirt at doccoyle.net/shop/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 10, 2020
Election Special 2020 with Phil Labonte (All That Remains)
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Doc welcomes All That Remains vocalist, Phil Labonte, to the show for the 4th time and they discuss the 2020 Presidential Election and a multitude of subjects pertaining to politics and social issues facing the world. This episode features the songs "It's The End Of The World...Know It (And I Feel Fine) by R.E.M. and "We Didn't Start The Fire" by Bill Joel. Follow Phil on Instagram and Twitter @philthatremains Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Photo by JR Rocks Shots @JRRockShots on Instagram Buy the official Ex-Man Podcast T-shirt at doccoyle.net/shop/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 03, 2020
Jose Mangin (SiriusXM Radio Host, Affliction)
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Doc welcomes SiriusXM satellite radio programmer and host, Jose Mangin, to the show and they talk about how he got started in college radio while going to school to become a pharmacist, his first gig in the music industry working for TVT Records, how he got the job at Sirius, what drives his authentic passion for heavy metal, using his platform to become more vocal about social issues, why he is so supportive of up and coming bands, how the two have maintained a relationship for over a decade, his thoughts on the evolution of the radio industry, where he gets his drive and positive attitude, how he got his job as an artist rep for Affliction, and starting his life anew by moving back west to Southern California. This episode features the songs "Genocide Winds" by Deadcheck and "Ride Into The Light" by Spirit Adrift. Follow Jose on Instagram and Twitter @JoseMangin Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Deadcheck at https://www.facebook.com/Deadcheck/ Buy the official Ex-Man Podcast T-shirt at doccoyle.net/shop/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 27, 2020
Dave Lombardo (Suicidal Tendencies, Mr. Bungle, The Misfits, Dead Cross, ex-Slayer)
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Doc welcomes legendary drummer, Dave Lombardo, to the show and they talk about how busy Dave has been during the pandemic working with Mr. Bungle and other projects, how figures like Mike Patton and John Zorn have expanded his musical prowess, how his early days with Slayer innovated drumming as well as extreme music, how Rick Rubin helped the band grow, what is was like leaving Slayer, how Grip Inc. came together and his experience starting a new band from scratch, expanding his career playing with different bands like Testament and Fantomas, his thought process on organic drumming, gaining closure by rejoining Slayer and being able to play the last shows with Jeff Hanneman, his philosophy on staying humble, and what it was like to fill in for Metallica. This episode features the songs "End of Heartache" by Pathos and Logos and "Raping Your Mind" by Mr. Bungle. Follow Dave on Instagram @DaveLombardo and Twitter @TheDaveLombardo Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Pathos and Logos at https://pathoslogos.bandcamp.com/ Please support this episode's sponsor Good Company with Scott Bowling at www.youtube.com/user/scottbowling1580 Buy the official Ex-Man Podcast T-shirt at doccoyle.net/shop/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 20, 2020
Kevin Coyle aka Dad Forbid (My Father)
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Doc welcomes his father, Kevin Coyle, to the show and they talk about Kevin's childhood growing up in New Jersey, how he into playing piano and discovered jazz, what attracted him to American black culture and music, meeting my mother, dealing with racism as an interracial couple, the difficulty of raising two children as a working musician, how he helped cultivate my brother and I's foray into guitar and music, how his politics were shaped, what it was like seeing his sons become professional musicians, and performing piano on a couple God Forbid albums. This episode features the song "The Lonely Dead" by God Forbid featuring Kevin Coyle. Follow Kevin on Twitter @KevinCoyle4 Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Buy the official Ex-Man Podcast T-shirt at doccoyle.net/shop/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 06, 2020
Phil Demmel (Vio-Lence, ex-Machine Head, BPMD)
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Doc welcomes Vio-Lence guitarist, Phil Demmel, to the show and they talk about how Phil has been dealing with life during the pandemic, how his decision to leave Machine Head has affected his life positively, confronting and questioning his playing abilities, why filling in for Slayer saved his music career, how the two bonded during the touring cycle for Through The Ashes of Empires in his early days in Machine Head, his new cover project, BPMD, reuniting with Vio-Lence, and take a walk down memory lane about the late 80s thrash scene and why Vio-Lence hung it up the first time around. This episode features the songs "The Fall" by The Silencer and "The Permanent Decay" by Echoes of Reckoning featuring Phil Demmel, Brandan Schieppati, David Ellefson, and Dave McClain. Follow Jesse on Instagram @PhilDemmel and Twitter @DemmelitionMH Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor The Silencer at https://www.facebook.com/thesilencermusic/ Buy the official Ex-Man Podcast T-shirt at doccoyle.net/shop/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 29, 2020
Jesse Leach (Killswitch Engage, Times of Grace, The Weapon, ex-Seemless)
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Doc welcomes Killswitch Engage vocalist, Jesse Leach, to the show and they talk about Jesse coming up in the Rhode Island punk and grind scene with his first bands Corrin and Nothing Stays Gold, how Killswitch Engage came together as side project, what he thinks made Killswitch special and stand out from the pack, breaking through with Alive or Just Breathing, why he quit the band shortly after starting to tour for the album, why he decided to get back on the horse with a new band, Seemless, how struggling to make a living and toiling in the underground scene evolved his mindset, reconnecting with Adam D for the band, Times of Grace, what it was like rejoining Killswitch, getting vocal surgery, and his new hardcore punk band, The Weapon. This episode features the songs "Sorcerer" by The Periwinkle Massacre and "Pink Tax" by The Weapon. Follow Jesse on Instagram @jesse_d_leach and Twitter @EyeAgainstI Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor The Periwinkle Massacre at https://www.facebook.com/theperiwinklemassacre/ Please support this episode's sponsor Good Company with Scott Bowling at https://www.youtube.com/user/scottbowling1580 Buy the official Ex-Man Podcast T-shirt at doccoyle.net/shop/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 22, 2020
Michael "Padge" Paget (Bullet For My Valentine)
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Doc welcomes Bullet For My Valentine lead guitarist, Michael "Padge" Paget, to the show to talk about how BFMV has maintained so much consistency over the years, his philosophy of personal humility despite great success and fame, how the UK metal scene evolved out of obscurity with breakout artists like BFMV, what is was like working with producer Colin Richardson and having massive early success, the pain of losing band members, the downside of success and how money and excess almost destroyed the band, and how the pandemic has affected the UK and shaped their prospects to start playing live. This episode features the songs "Whiskey Mistress" by Beneath the Hollow, "Obscene" by Halcyon Wander, and "No Easy Way Out" by Bullet For My Valentine. Follow Padge on Instagram @padgebfmv and Twitter @MichaelPaget Padge photo by Trevor Williams - @trevorwilliamsphotography Please support this episode's sponsor Beneath the Hollow at https://bth1.net/ Web store discount code for Ex-Man podcast Listeners - DOC2020  Please support this episode's sponsor Halcyon Wander at facebook.com/halcyonwander Buy the official Ex-Man Podcast T-shirt at doccoyle.net/shop/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at https://soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 15, 2020
Stevic MacKay (Twelve Foot Ninja)
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Doc welcomes Twelve Foot Ninja guitarist, Stevic MacKay, to the show and they talk about Twelve Foot Ninja's career, his personal struggle with the pitfalls of trying to break the band internationally, and then the two discuss the Stevic's disagreements with The Punk MBA's Finn McKenty about how rock and metal bands deal with the Spotify pay structure. This episode features the songs "Shooken To The Core" by Generation Underground, "Beliefs" by The Silencer, and "Invincible" by Twelve Foot Ninja. Follow Stevic on Instagram @StevicMackay Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Generation Underground at https://generationunderground.com/ Please support this episode's sponsor The Silencer at https://thesilencermusic.bandcamp.com/ Please support this episode's sponsor Good Company at https://www.youtube.com/c/ScottBowlinggoodcompany/featured Buy the official Ex-Man Podcast T-shirt at doccoyle.net/shop/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 08, 2020
Tom Maxwell (HELLYEAH, ex-Nothingface, Knives Out)
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Doc welcomes HELLYEAH guitarist, Tom Maxwell, to the show and they talk about all the political and social unrest in the world at the moment, how his old band, Nothingface, came up in Baltimore and Northeast scene, why he thinks they didn't get past certain hurdles of success, losing their singer, Matt Holt, to drug addiction, how HELLYEAH came together, learning how to adjust to not being the only guitar player in a band, evolving creative with the band over the years, and how Vinnie Paul's death has affected his will to keep going on with the band. This episode features the song "Low" by Royalty Kult and "Can't Wait For Violence" by Nothingface. Follow Tom on Instagram @TomMaxwellOfficial Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Royalty Kult at https://royaltykult.com/ Buy the official Ex-Man Podcast T-shirt at doccoyle.net/shop/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 01, 2020
Rich Ward (Fozzy, Stuck Mojo)
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Doc welcomes Fozzy and Stuck Mojo guitarist, Rich "The Duke" Ward, to the show and they talk about guitar gear and the secret to Rich's signature tone, his early diverse musical influences, how he met Bonz and formed Stuck Mojo, grinding it out in the early days of the band, what the experience was like working with Devin Townsend and Daniel Bergstrand, why he thinks the band struggled to get over the hump, how Fozzy came together, when he almost quit music and the turning point that brought him back, what it's like being in a band with Chris Jericho, and how he has evolved as a writer and musician as Fozzy becomes more successful. This episode features the song "Unforgiven" by New Saviors and "Raise the Dead Man" by Stuck Mojo. Follow Rich on Instagram @officialrichward and Twitter @thedukeofmetal Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor New Saviors at https://newsaviorsband.bandcamp.com/album/new-saviors Buy the official Ex-Man Podcast T-shirt at doccoyle.net/shop/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 25, 2020
Ro Kohli (War Machine Marketing, ex-Century Media, ex-Roadrunner Records)
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Doc welcomes founder and owner of War Machine Marketing, Ro Kohli, to the show and they talk about how Ro got into the metal scene in Central New Jersey as a teenager, how he went from releasing a local rock zine to eventually landing a job at Roadrunner records as a Tour Coordinator, his transition from that job to becoming the head of the Roadcrew, the Roadrunner street team, what he learned about marketing from touring, how he ended up as head of marketing for Century Media records, securing Alien V. Predator bus wraps and tour support money for God Forbid and Lacuna Coil during Ozzfest 2004, and why he left Century Media and eventually started his own company, War Machine Marketing. This episode features the song "Judith" by Vagus Nerve featuring Aaron Bruch, Meytal Cohen and Mark Vollelunga. Follow Ro on Instagram @WarMarchineMarketing Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Buy the official Ex-Man Podcast T-shirt at doccoyle.net/shop/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 18, 2020
Dale "Rage" Resteghini (Film Director and Writer of CRACKA and Music Video Director)
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Doc welcomes, Dale "Rage" Resteghini, to the show, music video director and the writer and director of the forthcoming, controversial television show, CRACKA. They talk about Dale's early brushes with the law which led him to spend time in prison, how he cleaned up his life by getting into acting, writing and directing his first film, Colorz of Rage, how he fell into directing metal and hardcore videos by meeting Jamey Jasta on the Tattoo The Earth Tour, his transition into becoming one of the biggest music video directors in hip hop, what inspired him to create CRACKA, his connection to black culture, and the two debate the backlash from the CRACKA trailer and the current state of race relations in America. This episode features the songs "Witch City" by Carnivora and "Colossus" by Avatar. Follow Dale on Instagram and Twitter @ReelRage Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Carnivora at facebook.com/carnivora Please support this episode's sponsor Legendary Rock Stories at risinggiantsnetwork.com Buy the official Ex-Man Podcast T-shirt at doccoyle.net/shop/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 11, 2020
Eric German (Entertainment Lawyer - Bad Wolves, Asking Alexandria)
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Doc welcomes Bad Wolves lawyer, Eric German, back to the show and they talk about how the economic shutdown surrounding COVID-19 has altered and hurt the music industry, how artists can possibly take advantage of this challenging time, what the state of the rock and metal genre is in terms of business and commerce, and debate how bands should share equity, and if the concept of traditional band structures is even relevant to the modern music industry. This episode features the songs "Warrior" by Jazmin Conte and "Bullet" by Hyro The Hero. Follow Eric on Instagram and Twitter @ejgerman Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor War Machine Marketing at warmachinemarketing.com or email them at ro@warmachinemarketing.com Buy the official Ex-Man Podcast T-shirt at doccoyle.net/shop/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 04, 2020
John "Beeker" Outcalt (ex-God Forbid)
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Doc welcomes God Forbid bass player, John Outcalt aka "Beeker" to the show and they talk about being back at John's house where God Forbid used to rehearse and wrote many of the albums, how he maintained stability and his professional work situation throughout his time with the band. how he joined God Forbid, what it was like getting some success with touring and getting a record deal, his experience being the only white guy in the band, how the band evolved creatively over the years, how he dealt with the financial struggles of being in an underground band, his approach to bass playing in genre that often doesn't appreciate bass guitar, and how his life has evolved since the band broke up. This episode features the songs "Ministry of Defense" by Pathos and Logos and "A Reflection of the Past" by God Forbid. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Pathos and Logos at https://pathoslogos.bandcamp.com/ Please support this episode's sponsor "Legendary Rock Stories" at https://risinggiantsnetwork.com/project/legendary-rock-stories/ Buy the official Ex-Man Podcast T-shirt at doccoyle.net/shop/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 28, 2020
Peter Dolving (ex-The Haunted, ex-Mary Beats Jane)
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Doc welcomes ex-The Haunted vocalist, Peter Dolving, to the show and they talk about the difficulties that led to Peter leaving The Haunted and eventually the music business altogether, why he grew up in Sweden with a more American mentality, how his family's financial troubles led him to becoming a street musician, his time with his breakout band, Mary Beats Jane, how he ended up joining The Haunted, why he quit The Haunted the first time and then re-joined three years later, The Haunted having a breakthrough album with ReVolver, God Forbid and The Haunted touring together, the spiritual elements of creativity, and how his life has evolved since he left the music industry and became an entrepreneur. This episode features the songs "If The Antidote Was Real" by The Chase Signal and "Undead" (Demo) by The Haunted. Follow Peter on Instagram and Twitter @PeterDolving Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor The Chase Signal at facebook.com/thechasesignal Use the code EXMAN20 to get 20% off the Merch store. Please support this episode's sponsor War Machine Marketing at warmachinemarketing.com or email them at ro@warmachinemarketing.com Buy the official Ex-Man Podcast T-shirt at https://doccoyle.net/shop/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 21, 2020
Carl Severson (Nora, Good Fight Entertainment, ex-Ferret Records)
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Doc welcomes Nora vocalist, owner and head of Good Fight Entertainment, Carl Severson, to the show and they talk about how Carl first discovered the hardcore scene, befriending NJHC band, Endeavor, who became the first release for Ferret Records, his time at Roadrunner Records, how the band Nora started, the trial and error process of developing an up-and-coming label, discovering Killswitch Engage, why he sold Ferret Records, Nora's artistic impact over the years, and branching out into artist management, sports as well as a new label with Good Fight Entertainment. This episode features the songs "Lex Talionis" by The Human Extinction and "The Goddamn Champion" by Nora. Follow Carl on Instagram and Twitter @CarlGoodFight Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor The Human Extinction at https://www.facebook.com/TheHumanExtinction/ Please support this episode's sponsor Legendary Rock Stories at https://risinggiantsnetwork.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 07, 2020
John Campbell (Lamb of God)
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Doc welcomes Lamb of God bassist, John Campbell, to the show and they go deep on the recent protest movement and civil unrest in response to the killing of George Floyd, and talk about Lamb of God's decision to release an album during the pandemic, how they've dealt with splitting with longtime drummer, Chris Adler, how new drummer, Art Cruz, has energized the band, his perspective on the evolution of LoG's sound, how the band's politics and relationship with its fans intersect, and what makes Lamb of God special. This episode features the songs "Mary Go Round" by Memory of a Melody and "New Colossal Hate" by Lamb of God. Follow John on Instagram @jayceerva and Twitter @JClogbass Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor War Machine Marketing and check out their extensive item search at warmachinemarketing.com or email them at ro@warmachinemarketing.com Please support this episode's sponsor Memory of a Melody at www.memoryofamelody.com Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 30, 2020
Jason Suecof (Producer, Charred Walls of the Damed, Capharnaum, Crotchduster)
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Doc welcomes metal producer, Jason Suecof, to the show and they talk about Jason discovering extreme music and guitar at a very young age, forming technical death metal band Capharnum with his brother, how his guitar skills and creativity influence the bands he works with, producing Bury Your Dead's Beauty and the Breakdown, his comedy metal project, Crotchduster, why he quit Full Sail recording school, his relationship with Richard Christy and playing with Richard’s band, Charred Walls of the Damned, and how he has continued to thrive his career as a producer as the industry has evolved. This episode features the songs “The Obsidian Expanse” by Pathos & Logos, “Stars Ingenious Cooter” by Crotchduster, “Icon of Malice” by Capharnaum.  Follow Jason on Instagram @jason_suecof and Twitter @jasonsuecof Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Pathos & Logos at https://pathoslogos.bandcamp.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2020
Eddie Hermida (Suicide Silence, ex-All Shall Perish)
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Doc welcomes Suicide Silence vocalist, Eddie Hermida, to the show and they talk about how the time away working on the new has allowed him to grow, the motivation behind the sound of the Self-Titled album, how the critical and commercial backlash effected their career and lives, why they changed direction on Becoming the Hunter, how he got his start in the Bay Area metal scene, what it was like joining All Shall Perish, developing his vocal style over the years, finding their stride with Awaken The Dreamers, dealing with member changes, and how joining Suicide Silence eventually led to the demise of All Shall Perish. This episode features the songs "Face to Face" by Ovira and "Two Steps" by Suicide Silence. Follow Eddie on Instagram @yamanhernherm and Twitter @EddieHermida Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Ovira at https://www.oviramusic.com Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 15, 2020
Brock Lindow (36 Crazyfists)
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Doc welcomes 36 Crazyfists vocalist, Brock Lindow, to the show and they talk about 36 Crazyfists starting in Alaska in the mid-90s, moving to Portland, OR and eventually securing a record deal with Roadrunner, the band having a tough time fitting into very heavy tour packages, what it felt like to have some early success in Europe, finding their creative stride with A Snow Capped Romance, dealing with grind of consistently touring for a decade before finally taking a break in 2012, how the band has persevered through member changes and still maintains a solid career to this day. This episode features the songs "Bleeding Possibilities" by Royalty Kult and "Sleepsick" by 36 Crazyfists. Follow Brock on Instagram @Brock36CF Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Royalty Kult at www.RoyaltyKult.com Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Photo by Greg RaMar https://www.instagram.com/ramar_lumiere_photography/?igshid=z4l7jsp5zlb0 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 08, 2020
Max Illidge (40 Below Summer, ex-Black Market Hero)
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Doc welcomes 40 Below Summer vocalist, Max Illidge, to the show and they discuss how the band got their break in New Jersey by getting radio play on WSOU, what influenced the diversity of their sound, how they caught the attention of No Name Management which eventually led to a seven-figure major label record deal with London/Sire, the problems they had with their management team, their label eventually folding and ensuing trouble, how they rebounded on their sophomore album, why the band broke up shortly after, starting fresh with a more metal sounding band, Black Market Hero, 40 Below Summer reforming, and the two chit chat about their beloved NY Knicks. This episode features the songs "Give Peace a Chance" by Aftermath and "Birthright" by 40 Below Summer. Follow Max on Instagram @maxillidge and Twitter @illidgemax Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Aftermath at www.Aftermathmetal.com Photo by Marissa Kramer https://marissa-kramer.com/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2020
Paolo Gregoletto (Trivium)
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Doc welcomes Trivium bassist and backing vocalist, Paolo Gregoletto, to the show and they talk about how the band went about releasing their new album during the pandemic, shared their thoughts on how COVID-19 would affect bands and touring in the near future, Paolo getting his start in high school with thrash band, Metal Militia, how he joined Trivium, the huge success of Ascendancy and the backlash they received from other bands, why the band was so mature at a young age, their mixed feelings about sophomore album, The Crusade, how the band progressed, yet also stayed consistent from album to album, and how the band stays savvy with technology utilizing social media and newer mediums like Twitch. This episode features the songs "Lifeline" by Dead Defined and "What The Dead Men Say" by Trivium. Follow Paolo on Instagram and Twitter @TriviumPaolo Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Dead Defined at https://www.deaddefined.com/ Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex-Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 19, 2020
Cristian Machado (Ex-Ill Niño)
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Doc welcomes ex-Ill Niño vocalist, Cristian Machado, to the show to talk about his difficulty leaving the band, how tough it is to replace lead singers in bands, what it was like coming up in the local New Jersey metal/hardcore scene, evolving from El Niño to Ill Niño, how early success affected him, dealing with commercial pressure and trying to avoid the sophomore slump, persevering through member changes, becoming disillusioned with the band in later years, and how his solo album came together. This episode features the songs "American Nightmare" by Sangre and "Better You Know" by Cristian Machado. Follow Cristian on Instagram and Twitter @LatinMetal Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Sangre at www.sangremetal.com Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex-Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 11, 2020
Drunkcast with Buz McGrath (Unearth)
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Doc gets hammered drunk with Unearth shredder, Buz Mcgrath, and they blather on about creative struggles, Buz's newfound freedom of being a bachelor, yacht rock, getting blown out by younger, heavier bands, debate who invented metalcore, and other ill shit. This episode features the songs "Device" by Painted Wives and "Dust" by Unearth. Follow Buz on Instagram and Twitter @BuzMcgrath Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex-Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2020
Ernie C (Body Count)
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Doc welcomes lead guitarist, Ernie C, from the band Body Count to the show and they talk about Ernie growing up in South Central Los Angeles, being inspired by R&B, funk, and Peter Frampton to start playing guitar, being turned off by the 80s glam scene, how Body Count came together, being friends with Perry Farrell and landing a spot on Lollapalooza, the backlash from "Cop Killer", dealing with the deaths of multiple band members, the rough years of inactivity and struggling with alcoholism, the resurrection of the band in recent years with the current line-up, and introducing Body Count to a new generation. This episode features the songs "Glass Castle" by A Mirror Hollow and "Carnivore" by Body Count. Follow Ernie on Instagram @Ernie1234 and Twitter @ErnieBC Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor A Mirror Hollow at www.amirrorhollow.com Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex-Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 27, 2020
Dirk Verbeuren (Megadeth, Bent Sea, ex-Soilwork, ex-Scarve)
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Doc welcomes Megadeth drummer, Dirk Verbeuren, to the show and they discuss how they are both dealing with COVID-19 social distancing, his roots in death metal and grindcore, how moving to Paris turned him from a hip hop kid to a metalhead, what the metal scene in France was like in the 90s, going to music school, cutting his teeth in the underground with the French band Scarve, how he joined Soilwork, becoming a prominent session studio musician, how he got involved with drum software company Toontrack, and his time in Megadeth. This episode features the songs "The End" by Rise of the Silverback and "I Am Become Lust" by Bent Sea. Follow Dirk in Instagram @DirkVerbeuren and Twitter @VerbeurenDirk Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Rise of the Silverback at www.mjinteractive.ca Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex-Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 07, 2020
Coping with Social Isolation during COVID-19 w/ Rachel Dash-Doughtery (Social Worker/Therapist)
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Doc welcomes Social Worker and Therapist, Rachel Dash-Dougherty, to the show to discuss how people can cope with their mental and emotional health during the difficult experience we are all having social distancing dealing with the outbreak of COVID-19 aka Coronavirus. Follow Rachel on Instagram @groundedtherapist and Twitter @groundedtherap Check out her website http://groundedtherapist.com/ Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex-Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 01, 2020
Discussing the Greatest Action Movies Ever w/ Mark Hunter (Chimaira)
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Doc welcomes Chimaira vocalist, Mark Hunter, back to the show for the 2nd time to discuss how they've been handling the quarantine and social distancing, and also talk about their favorite action films of all time. This episode features the song "Momento Malum" by Aurora's Eyes. Follow Mark on Instagram @MarkHunterPhoto and Twitter @ChimairaMark Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Aurora's Eyes at www.facebook.com/auroraseyes Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex-Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 23, 2020
Charlie Engen (Five Finger Death Punch, Scale The Summit)
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Doc welcomes Five Finger Death Punch drummer, Charlie Engen, to the show and they talk about how Charlie built a big following on Instagram, going back to college to get a Master's in music and why he regretted it, almost losing hope in the industry, how his prog band, Ideology, came together, his time playing and touring with Scale The Summit, the challenges of playing very technical, progressive music, how the Five Finger Death Punch gig came about, and how he's adjusted to the newfound notoriety. This episode features the songs "My Last Goodbye" by Alyxx and "Making Monsters" by Five Finger Death Punch. Follow Charlie on Instagram and Twitter @CharlieEngen Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Please support this episode's sponsor Alyxx at officialalyxx.com Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex-Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 16, 2020
Steve Lagudi (Sound Engineer - Machine Head, God Forbid, Testament, Napalm Death)
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Doc welcomes Front of House Sound Engineer, Steve Lagudi, to the show and they talk about Steve's break in the industry working for Metallica's fanclub, learning on his own how to do sound by doing demos for Emmure, meeting God Forbid and hitting the road as their sound guy, his close relationship to the band and helping save the God Forbid by doing demos for their last album, Equilibrium, how he got the Machine Head gig after God Forbid broke up, what he has done to grow as an engineer, and why he gets so invested with his work that he almost becomes a "6th member". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 03, 2020
Diamante
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Doc welcomes solo artist, Diamante, to the show and they talk about how she got her start in the music business in musical theatre, moving to LA from Boston, touring with Whitesnake as an 18 year old, getting a record deal with Eleven Seven, working with legendary producer, Howard Benson, what it was like getting her break being featured on the Bad Wolves song, "Hear Me Now", hitting the road with her band, being a label free agent, and looking to to the future with new material. This episode features the songs "Ground We Wander" by exit.dream and "Obvious" by Diamante. Follow Diamante on Instagram and Twitter @DIAMANTEband Follow Doc on Instagram @thisisdiamante and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor exit.dream at exitdream.net Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex-Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 27, 2020
Shaun Glass (Repentance, Ex-Soil, Ex-Dirge Within, Ex-Broken Hope)
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Doc welcomes guitarist and bassist, Shaun Glass, to the show and they talk about Shaun's background working behind the scenes for Pavement records, his time playing bass for Broken Hope, why he got tired of death metal and decided to start rock band Soil, the process of finding a singer and courting major labels, achieving mainstream radio success with "Halo", his urge to play heavier metal inspiring him to launch Dirge Within, why he ultimately left Soil, his difficulty with singers over the years, Dirge Within changing it's name to The Bloodline, then back to Dirge Within, starting his new band Repentance, venturing into artist management, and his reputation as a metal gossip. This episode features the songs "Left Untold" by To An End and "Only The Damned Die Young" by Repentance. Follow Shaun on Instagram and Twitter @shaunglass666 Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor To An End at toanend.com Support our other show sponsor at https://prerockedpedals.com/ Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex-Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 21, 2020
John Boecklin (Bad Wolves, ex-Devildriver)
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Doc welcomes Bad Wolves drummer, John Boecklin, for his second appearance on the show to talk about how John feels about the success of Bad Wolves 3 years removed from his last time on the pod, dealing with the growing pains of developing the band's sound on the second album, how the writing process is evolving, how Bad Wolves fits into the metal scene, Tim Lambesis and morality, the fallout of the success of the "Zombie" single, and John's girlfriend, Madison, jumps on the show to give us some insight into and from the perspective of Generation Z. This episode features the songs "Right of Center" by Ceraphym and "Junkie Girl" by Madison Braddy. Follow John on Instagram @john_boecklin Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor Ceraphym at www.ceraphym.com Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex-Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 31, 2019
Mark Lewis (Producer)
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Doc welcomes music producer, Mark Lewis, to the show and they talk about what he thinks the role of a producer is, growing up as a metalhead and guitarist in Maryland, going to recording school at Full Sail University, how he was hired by Jason Suecoff to be a recording assistant and engineer, what he learned from Jason, eventually stepping out on his own to fully produce his own records with bands like Devildriver and Black Dahlia Murder, what he think about the current state of metal production, his experience working with God Forbid on Equilibrium, how he ended up re-mixing Megadeth's debut album Killing Is My Business..., and moving to Nashville to build a new recording studio. This episode features the songs "Affliction" by Revanchrist and "Back Foot" by Dinosaur Pile-Up. Follow Mark on Instagram and Twitter @MarkLewis720 Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor Revanchrist at www.facebook.com/REVANCHRIST Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex-Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 09, 2019
Derrick Blackman (Some Black Guy from YouTube)
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Doc welcomes YouTube star, Derrick Blackman, to the show and they go deep talking about everything from how Derrick got into being a YouTuber, his background as a musician and getting into metal, the "Anti-SJW" vs "Woke" culture war on YouTube, the complexities of modern politics, and go into race and racism in the modern atmosphere of social media. This episode features the song "I'm Not Prepared" by I, Conqueror. Follow Derrick on Instagram @SomeBG and Twitter @SomeBlackG Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor I, Conqueror at www.facebook.com/iconquerorband Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex-Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 25, 2019
Steev Esquivel (Skinlab, Re:Ignition, Dedvolt)
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Doc welcomes Skinlab vocalist and bassist, Steev Esquivel, to the show and they talk about meeting each other in the late 90s, his early days with thrash metal band, Defiance, the downturn in thrash leading to the groove metal scene in the bay area and starting Skinlab, how much Robb Flynn and Machine Head helped with their career, working with producer, Andy Sneap, their relationship with Century Media records, seeing the scene change again with the rise of the NWOAHM, going on hiatus after the ReVolting Room album release, his time with rock side project, Re:Ignition, reforming Skinlab, and what life outside of the music industry has been like. This episode features the songs "Resurgence" by Sons of Texas, "Take What You Want" by Re:Ignition, and "Overcoming" by Skinlab. Follow Steev on Instagram @esquivelsteev and Twitter @dedsteevlab Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor Sons of Texas at www.facebook.com/sonsoftexasmusic Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex-Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 13, 2019
Dave Peters (Throwdown)
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Doc welcomes Throwdown founder and vocalist, Dave Peters, to the show and they talk about Dave's approach to social media and interest in politics, how Throwdown started with him as a guitarist and eventually the singer, what inspired them to infuse Nu Metal into their sound, the Orange County hardcore scene, how being straight edge has impacted their career, dealing with consistent backlash as they changed creatively, the impact of playing Ozzfest, diversifying the music and his vocal style and Pantera influence on Venom and Tears, incorporating melodic vocals on Deathless, why the band went on hiatus in 2010, and what career path he chose after Throwdown. This episode features the songs "Let Me" by TrineATX and "This Continuum" by Throwdown. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor TrineATX at www.TrineATX.com Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex-Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 06, 2019
Jason Costa (All The Remains, ex-Diecast)
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Doc welcomes All That Remains drummer, Jason Costa, to the show to talk about their collective belief in aliens, his early days coming up in the Boston hardcore scene as a metalhead, how he developed his playing style, his time with Diecast, how struggling to make it and living in poverty convinced him to quit the band, getting away from playing drums altogether, how he was convinced to play with All That Remains, what it has been like to finally get some success as a musician, and how All That Remains has persevered in lieu of lead guitarist Oli Hebert's death. This episode features the songs "You Push Me Away" by Dead Defined, "Plumbus" by Doppelganger, and "The Consumerist" by Bad Wolves. Follow Jason on Instagram @Jasonatr Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsors Dead Defined at https://www.facebook.com/DeadDefinedOfficial and Doppelganger at doppelgangerqc.bandcamp.com Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex-Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 29, 2019
Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed)
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On this very special 100th episode of The Ex-Man podcast, Doc welcomes Hatebreed vocalist and Jasta Show podcast host Jamey Jasta and they talk about Hatebreed's place in the NWOAHM, the state of rock radio, dealing with politics within the music industry, how Entombed and Sepultura influenced early Hatebreed, how growing up poor in urban Connecticut shaped his world view in feeling Iike an underdog, where his entrepreneurial ambitions stem from, how his time as a booking agent informed him on Iearning from the mistakes from other underground bands, helping create a community by extending an olive branch to up and coming artists, being an innovator as frontman with stage banter, and the Chvrches/Gojira controversy. This episode features the songs "Home" by Eclipsica, "Are You In There" by NeverWake, and "13 Appears" by Jasta featuring Tommy Victor. Follow Jamey on Instagram and Twitter @JameyJasta Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsors Eclipsica at www.eclipsicamusic.com and NeverWake at www.neverwakemusic.com/ Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex-Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 15, 2019
Phil Labonte (All That Remains, ex-Shadows Fall)
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Doc welcomes All That Remains vocalist, Phil Labonte, on the show for the third time to discuss his entry into the metal scene as a guitarist and then a vocalist for death metal band Perpetual Doom, his time with Shadows Fall and why he Ieft the band, what drove him to start and persevere with All That Remains, changing Iineups and improving the sound of the band with the help of Killswitch Engage's Adam D, his development as a singer, finally achieving success after years of struggling, the challenges of crossing over into the radio market, and Doc picks Phil's brain on Trump impeachment and the 2020 Election. This episode features the songs "Serotonin" by Kalt Weiss and "Victim of the New Disease" by All That Remains. Follow Phil on Instagram and Twitter @PhilThatRemains Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor Kalt Weiss at https://kaltweiss.com/ Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex-Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 07, 2019
What Makes Tool Special? With Crash Thompson (The Rock Critic)
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Doc welcomes YouTube music Crash Thompson aka The Rock Critic to the show to discuss the modern state of music criticism, the new Tool album Fear Inoculum, and how Tool engages outside of the norms of the rest of the industry. Follow Crash on Twitter @TehRockCritic and his YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/TehRockCritic Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex-Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 01, 2019
Joshua Travis (Emmure, Glass Cloud, ex-Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza)
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Doc welcomes Emmure guitarist, Joshua Travis, to the show and they talk about his time with The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza, how he developed his sound, the genesis of "the yuck", his early guitar influences, his time with Glass Cloud, how he joined Emmure, how his musical personality has fit into Emmure's creative process, and the complexities of racial identity and culture have shaped Josh's artistic interests. This episode features the song "Living Dead" by We're All Wrong and "Flag of the Beast" by Emmure. Follow Josh on Instagram and Twitter @TheJoshuaTravis Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsors We're All Wrong at wereallwrong.bandcamp.com Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex-Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 24, 2019
Myke Terry (Volumes, ex-Bury Your Dead, ex-Cassius)
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Doc welcomes Volumes vocalist Myke Terry to the show to talk about coming up in the Richmond, VA metalcore scene with his first band Cassius, how he joined Bury Your Dead, developing his vocal style and experimenting with singing, the aftermath of quitting Bury Your Dead, experiencing racism in the metal scene, moving to Des Moines, IA to start an indie rock band called IVA, eventually heading west to try at professional wrestling, his stint as a solo R&B artist, being an early vocalist for Bad Wolves when it was called Eye of Tongues, and eventually joining Volumes. This episode features the songs "Legacy Hampton" by Suspicious Minds, "Skingraft" by Cassius, "Hurting Not Helping" by Bury Your Dead, "Hot Blood" by IVA, "Red Handed" by Myke Terry, and "Finite" by Volumes. Follow Myke on Instagram @MykeTerryble Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsors Suspicious Minds at www.besuspicious.net Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex-Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 19, 2019
Rob Arnold (Chimaira, The Elite)
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Doc welcomes Chimaira lead guitarist, Rob Arnold, to the show to talk about Rob's disappearance from the public eye after quitting Chimaira, the early days of Chimaira, evolving from nu-metal to the NWOAHM, the backlash of becoming more progressive on their self-titled album, the band growing apart over the years, what led him to quit, focusing on becoming a producer, and Rob interviews Doc a bit asking about his time playing touring with Metallica. This episode features the songs "Survivor's Guilt" by Pangaea, "My Last Murder" by The Elite, and "Disposable Heroes" by Chimaira. Follow Rob on Instagram and Twitter @RobArnoldWorld and his website www.RobArnoldWorld.com Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsors Pangaea at https://pangaeariffs.bandcamp.com/ Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex-Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 09, 2019
Justin Whang (YouTuber, Jynx, ex-PUi)
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Doc welcomes YouTuber and Jynx guitarist, Justin Whang, to the show to talk about how Doc and Justin met when he was in his former band, PUi, how he began creating content for YouTube, the modern state of social media, the cross-section between video games and YouTube, PewDiePie, censorship and Alex Jones, Jeffrey Epstein and the current state of social mistrust, and his band, Jynx. This episode features the song "Clipped" by Jynx. Follow Justin on Instagram @JustinWhangyt and Twitter @JustinWhang Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor Floor Cam at http://kck.st/2OL4SLZ Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 10% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 20, 2019
John Dyer Baizley (Baroness)
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Doc welcomes Baroness frontman/guitarist and visual artist, John Dyer Baizley, to the show to talk about Baroness' creative process, his philosophy as an artist, feelings on fame, what inspired him to make creative work his life, and dealing with the politics of sexism in the touring environment. This episode features the song "Self Repair Manifesto" by Nothing and "Front Toward Enemy" by Baroness. Follow John on Instagram @aperfectmonster Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsors Nothing at Nothingmetal.bandcamp.com Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 10% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 01, 2019
Finn McKenty (The Punk Rock MBA)
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Doc welcomes host of The Punk Rock MBA YouTube show, Finn McKenty, and they talk about his history as a blogger writing under the satirical alias, Sgt. D, how he fell in love with marketing and business, how a job working at a screen printer led to him being hired by CreativeLive, his approach and enthusiasm for social media, the culture of YouTube vloggers, where heavy music and rock stands in modern times, his philosophy around always learning new things and keeping up with the times, and the positive reinforcement on the Punk Rock MBA Facebook group. This episode features the songs "Eviscerate" by Matriarchs and "Weeding Out The Thorns" by Human Remains. Follow Finn on Instagram @finnmckenty Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsors Matriarchs at https://matriarchs.bandcamp.com/ Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 10% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 16, 2019
Chris Cain (Bad Wolves, ex-Bury Your Dead)
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Doc welcomes fellow Bad Wolves guitarist, Chris Cain, to the show and they talk about how Chris got into guitar, growing up in Iowa, falling into the hardcore/metalcore scene and almost immediately hitting the road with Too Pure Too Die, getting his 1st break playing guitar with Sacramento band Elysia, how he went from playing with For The Fallen Dreams to playing in Bury Your Dead, why he left Bury Your Dead and went back home to Iowa, getting into guitar teching for pop acts, and why he was willing to sacrifice a stable career to join Bad Wolves. This episode features the song "Art of Betrayal" by Fate Destroyed and "I Swear" by Bad Wolves. You can follow Chris on Instagram @letshavechris Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsors Fate Destroyed at http://fatedestroyed.com/ Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 10% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 08, 2019
Jerry Clubb (Manager of Suicide Silence)
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Doc welcomes artist manager of the band Suicide Silence, Jerry Clubb, to talk about dabbling in fantasy sports, his time working for Prosthetic Records, discovering Suicide Silence as a young local band in Southern California, his background in college radio. being an early adopter of Myspace as a marketing tool for music, challenges he faced as a new artist manager without much clout, how Suicide Silence's self-titled album led to Jerry splitting with the band, his time temporarily leaving the music industry and eventually reconciling with the band, and his passion for film and filmmaking. This episode features the song "Mastador" by Ruinstar and "Too Far Gone" by Big Wreck. Follow Jerry on Instagram @jerry_unchained Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsors Ruinstar at https://ruinstar.bandcamp.com/ Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 10% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 19, 2019
David Silveria (BI•AS, ex-Korn)
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Doc welcomes ex-Korn and current BI•AS drummer, David Silveria, on the show and they talk about how his new band, BI•AS, got off the ground, his evolution in approaching drum tones, dealing with a devastating back injury and how it led to him leaving Korn, the deterioration of the relationships in Korn over the years, what it was like to own and run a busy restaurant, Korn's early years and helping create Nu Metal, changing their sound and experiencing mainstream success on Follow The Leader, how building and marketing a band has changed since the 90s, and dealing with social media in the modern age. This episode features the songs "Nightshade" by Blue Midnight and "Pity" by BI•AS. Follow David on Instagram @silveriadavid and Twitter @davidsilveria8 Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsors Blue Midnight at www.bluemidnightmusic.com Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 10% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2019
Discussing Lords of Chaos w/ Scott Ian Lewis (Carnifex)
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Doc welcomes Carnifex vocalist, Scott Ian Lewis, to discuss the new film, Lords of Chaos, based on the book of the same name, about the history, music, and controversial crimes committed by the Norwegian Black Metal band, Mayhem. They also talk about Scott's recently crowdfunded graphic novel, Death Dreamer, his interest in film and screenwriting, as well as an update on the latest happenings with Carnifex. This episode features the song "This War" by Alyxx and "Bury Me In Blasphemy" by Carnifex. Follow Scott on Instagram and Twitter @scottianlewis Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsors Alyxx at www.officialalyxx.com Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 10% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 23, 2019
Chris Dudley (Underoath)
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Doc speaks with Underoath keyboard player, Chris Dudley, about meeting and touring together in 2003, their love for Jimmy Eat World, Underoath's role as a trailblazer bringing keyboards into the hardcore scene, what it was like to have success with Spencer joining the band on Only Chasing Safety, experimenting with their sound over the years, why they broke up and what he did in the intervening years, how his and the band's relationship with Christian faith has evolved over the years. This episode features the song "Bullets" by EVERYBODY PANIC! and "On My Teeth" by Underoath. Follow Chris on Instagram and Twitter @ChrisUnderoath Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsors EVERYBODY PANIC! at https://everybodypanic.bandcamp.com/ Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 10% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 14, 2019
Mark Morton (Lamb of God)
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Doc welcomes Lamb of God lead guitarist, Mark Morton, to the show and they talk about Mark's unique playing style, what it's been like to develop the live show for his solo band, what inspired him to branch out and do a solo album, his evolution as a lead guitarist, the philosophy behind how Lamb of God songs are written, Mark's background as an academic and political science major, his thoughts on putting himself out there on social media, what growing up in Virginia and the south means to him, and discovering his sobriety. This episode features the song "Falling Down" by Henry Cloutier, "Into The Night" by Central Disorder, and "Sworn Apart" by Mark Morton featuring Jacoby Shaddix. Follow Mark on Instagram @mark.duane.morton and Twitter @MarkDuaneMorton Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsors Henry Cloutier at https://www.facebook.com/henrycofficial/ Support our show sponsors Central Disorder at centraldisorder.bandcamp.com Support our show sponsors Outer Limits Hot Sauce at OuterLimitsHotSauce.com Use the code EXMAN20 for 20% off any order Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 10% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2019
Doc Coyle Q&A feat. Thomas Crawford & Matt Neufeld
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In Part 2 of last week's episode where Doc interviewed Ex Man listeners, the roles are reversed and Doc answers questions from Ceraphym guitarist, Thomas Crawford, and criminal defense attorney, Matt Neufeld. This episode features the song "Ain't Good For Me" by Frost Koffin. Follow Matt on Instagram @mattneufeld.77 and Twitter @mneufeldlaw Follow Thomas on Instagram @ceraphym_music Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsors at Frost Koffin at https://www.facebook.com/FrostKoffin Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 10% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 24, 2019
Doc Interviews the Ex-Man Listeners (Matt Neufeld and Thomas Crawford)
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In a very unique episode of the Ex-Man, Doc speaks with two listeners and fans of the podcast. First, Doc converses with Matt Neufeld, a defense attorney from Texas, about why he likes the Ex-Man podcast, how he got into law, and delve into the complexities of the modern criminal justice system. They also discuss the NBA and the San Antonio Spurs in the show outro. In the 2nd half of the show, Doc speaks with Thomas Crawford, guitarist of songwriter of the band Ceraphym. They discuss his evolution of trying to build a band while also maintaining a demanding career and moving cross country, the advantage of modern technology like Superior Drummer in songwriting with band members that aren't local, and what the challenges of being an independent artist in the ever-changing heavy music world entail.  This episode features the song "Mouthpeace" by Ceraphym. Follow Matt on Instagram @mattneufeld.77 and Twitter @mneufeldlaw Follow Thomas on Instagram @ceraphym_music Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsors at https://ceraphym.com/ and https://mneufeldlaw.com/ Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 10% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 18, 2019
Ben Weinman (ex-Dillinger Escape Plan, Suicidal Tendencies)
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Doc welcomes former Dillinger Escape Plan founder and guitarist Ben Weinman and they talk about how he got the gig playing with Suicidal Tendencies, what Suicidal meant to him growing up, how the scene Dillinger came up in influenced his DIY sensibility, the physicality of Dillinger's live show taking it's toll on his body and eventually winding down the band, and Ben interviews Doc a bit about God Forbid's work ethic back in the day, and what it has been like to move to LA and start over again with a new band. This episode features the songs "New Disguise" by Haal and "Adapt or Die" by Giraffe Tongue Orchestra. Follow Ben on Instagram @benweinman and Twitter @dillingerescpln Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 10% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2019
David Ellefson (Megadeth, Altitudes & Attitude)
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Doc welcomes legendary bassist of Megadeth, David Ellefson, and they talk about Dave quitting heroin, recognizing great feel in other musicians, the differences between Megadeth and Metallica, being on the forefront of digital recording and the direction of Megadeth in the 90s, getting reinvigorated with new band members on their last album Dystopia, dealing with fame, discovering a new career with Peavey after Megadeth disbanded, how he ended up back in the band, and learning how to appreciate his successful career. This episode features the song "Johnny Be Metal" by The Madness and The MadMan and "Late" by Altitudes and Attitude. Follow Dave on Instagram @davidellefsonbass and Twitter @ellefsondavid Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor The Madness and The MadMan at themadnessandthemadman.bandcamp.com/ Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 10% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 08, 2019
Discussing NBA, Anthony Davis & Free Agency w/ Nelson Blake
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On this NBA only podcast, Doc welcomes guest, Nelson Blake II (DC & Marvel Comics), to discuss the controversy surrounding Anthony Davis' trade request, the hypocrisy around differing criticism of other players as well as franchises, the Lakers poor management, LeBron James' self-defeating micro management, the debate about supporting teams vs individual players, the evolution of NBA players wanting to exercise their personal agency as human beings in relation to their actual free agency as employees, the toxicity of the modern sports media, and close out with speculation about the Knicks prospects in the future. Follow Nelson on Instagram and Twitter @nelsonblakeii Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 10% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 21, 2019
Clint Lowery (Sevendust, ex-Dark New Day)
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Doc welcomes this week's guest, guitarist and backing vocalist of Sevendust, Clint Lowery. They talk about why he left Sevendust years ago to start Dark New Day with his brother, the musical background and chemistry with his family, when God Forbid failed to open up for Sevendust back in the 90s and how it inspired Doc, the secret to their longevity and connection with their fans, how his creative energy inspires him to do side projects, the difficulty of dealing with life outside of Sevendust, his stint with Korn, and expounds on his unique songwriting style. This episode features the songs "Omens" by Beneath The Hollow and "Biggest Fan" by Call Me No One. Follow Clint on Instagram @clowery15 and Twitter @clintlowerynet Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Check out and support our show sponsor Beneath The Hollow at www.bth1.net Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 10% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 14, 2019
Who Invented Metalcore? w/ Mike Montoya (Winds of Plague, Morgoth Beatz)
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Doc welcomes Mike Montoya, guitarist for Winds of Plague, and producer under the name Morgoth Beatz. They discuss the history of metalcore from it's roots in the 1980s crossover scene to the modern era of where metalcore has gone mainstream and everything in between. This episode references a YouTube video "What Killed Metalcore?" from The Punk Rock MBA hosted by Finn McKenty. Check out the video and subscribe to Finn's excellent page - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HM2sycUcvlU This episode features the song "Deadline" by Catalysis and "Built To Destroy" by Incite. Follow Mike on Instagram and Twitter @MorgothBeatz Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Check out and support our show sponsor facebook.com/catalysismetal Check out and support our other show sponsor at minushead.com and https://incite.bandcamp.com/ Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 10% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 06, 2019
Paul Conroy (ex-Roadrunner A&R, ex-Lamb of God Manager, ex-Ferret Records/Good Fight Entertainment)
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Doc welcomes former artist manager, A&R, and entrepreneur Paul Conroy and they talk about how he got his start in the music business in Philadelphia, getting hired by Roadrunner Records, his challenges as an A&R, leaving Roadrunner to manage Lamb of God, how insecurity as a manager got the best of him and led to him partnering with Carl Severson at Ferret Records, his philosophy on how passion drives his entrepreneurial spirit, selling Ferret and launching Good Fight Entertainment, burning out and changing his focus to health and wellness, leaving the music industry and moving to the west coast to enter sports entertainment, his current company Plus Foundry, and Paul inquires Doc about his life transitions and recent success. This episode features the songs "My Resistance" by Hallow Point and "Untitled" by Five Pointe O. Follow Paul on Instagram @pauljosephconroy Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Check out and support our show sponsor Hallow Point here https://www.facebook.com/hallowpointmetal/ Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 10% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 25, 2019
2018 Year In Review - The Mental Health Episode
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Doc summarizes the experiences of the previous year of touring, how it has affected him, dealing with depression, and the steps he has taken to get healthy in 2019. Doc also recounts his favorite albums and films of 2018. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 10% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 18, 2019
Discussing Rolling Stone's Disparaging Article on Mainstream Rock w/ Rob Blasko (Ozzy, ex-Rob Zombie)
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Doc welcomes Rob Blasko, bassist for Ozzy Osbourne, owner of Mercenary Artist Management (Black Veil Brides, Black Label Society), and host of the ManageMental and A New Level podcasts, to discuss a recent article issued by Rolling Stone that is very critical of the mainstream rock music in 2018 entitled "Why Mainstream Rock Sucked In 2018". https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/mainstream-rock-sucked-2018-770721/ Follow Blasko on Instagram and Twitter @blasko1313 Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 28, 2018
Barry Stock (Three Days Grace)
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Doc speaks with Three Days Grace guitarist, Barry Stock, and they talk about how Barry joined the band, what he thinks the secret to their longevity is, what Three Days Grace's songwriting process is like, how his hobby of hunting helps him clear his mind of stress, how the band dealt with changing lead singers, his history as a guitar tech, and how passion for guitar gear has shaped his current touring set up. This episode features the song "Fatal Memories" by Davola from the album Inherent and "The Mountain" by Three Days Grace from their album, The Outside. Follow Barry on Instagram @vonstockula Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor Davola at https://www.davolaofficial.com/ Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex Man T-shirt here - www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-e…irt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 18, 2018
Mat Madiro (From Ashes To New, ex-Trivium)
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Doc welcomes guest, Mat Madiro, drummer of From Ashes To New, and they talk about Mat's start in the music industry working as a drum tech for I See Stars, eventually getting hired to tech for Trivium, getting asked to actually play drums in Trivium, how he dealt with the pressure of playing with such a big band at a young age, recording the album Silence In The Snow, why he ultimately left Trivium, how he joined From Ashes To New, and what the future looks like traversing the industry with a more mainstream sounding band. This episode features the song "Doom" by Beneath The Hollow from their Nihilist EP and "Wake Up" by From Ashes To New from their album The Future. Follow Mat on Instagram and Twitter @MatMadiro Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor Beneath The Hollow at www.bth1.net Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Ex Man T-shirt here - https://www.rockabilia.com/doc-coyle-the-ex-man-podcast-ex-man-design-slim-fit-t-shirt-402964.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 03, 2018
Ben Umanov (Vince Neilstein from MetalSucks)
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Doc welcomes guest, Ben Umanov aka Vince Neilstein, co-founder and content creator for MetalSucks.net. They talk about Doc's early involvement as a writer on MetalSucks, Ben's early years working for Atlantic Records, how Matt and he came up with the idea to start the blog, where the confrontational and unapologetic tone of the site comes from, the divisiveness and negativity in the metal scene, the site's evolution to become more outspoken politically and how it's affected the audience, and Doc and Ben debate a bit about politics. This episode features the song "Slow Season" by All Hail The Yeti from their album Highway Crosses. Follow Ben on Instagram @benjammin_jammin and Twitter @VinceNeilstein Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor Minushead Records at Minushead.com Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Bad Wolves shirt at www.rockabilia.com/browse/artists-…bad-wolves.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 19, 2018
Christian "CC" Coma (Black Veil Brides, ex-Silent Civilian)
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Doc welcomes Black Veil Brides drummer, Christian "CC" Coma, and they talk about his early days playing for Silent Civilian, what went wrong with that band and why he quit, the thought process behind Black Veil Brides' image, how he has dealt with finally achieving success in the music industry, what it was like to work with super-producer Bob Rock, and the future of the band. This episode features the song "Martial Law" by The Human Extinction and "The Outsider" by Black Veil Brides. Follow CC on Instagram @ceesespieces and Twitter @ccbvb Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor The Human Extinction at Facebook.com/TheHumanExtinction Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Bad Wolves shirt at www.rockabilia.com/browse/artists-…bad-wolves.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 01, 2018
Mike Mowery (Outerloop Management, Jabberjaw Media, ManageMental Podcast)
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Doc welcomes Mike Mowery, podcaster, owner of Outerloop Management and record label, as well as co-owner of Jabberjaw Media, the podcast network that The Ex Man is a part of. They talk about Mike's trip cross-country, his time in Los Angeles, weigh the pros and cons of being too honest in the podcasting field, how the Jabberjaw Media podcast network came together, the state of the heavy music industry in the streaming age, his recent challenges in dealing with adversity with his business and personal life, and share some internal reflections on how one stays positive through adversity. This episode features the song "A Grave Mistake" by ICE NINE KILLS from their new album The Silver Scream. Follow Mike on Instagram and Twitter @MikeOLoop Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Bad Wolves shirt at www.rockabilia.com/browse/artists-…bad-wolves.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberjawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 15, 2018
Keith Wallen (Breaking Benjamin, ex-Adelita's Way, Copper)
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Doc welcomes Breaking Benjamin guitarist and backing vocalist, Keith Wallen, to the show, and they talk about the idiosyncrasies of their long summer tour, Keith's time playing with Adelita's Way, how he joined Breaking Benjamin, grinding it out in the early days with his old band, Copper, dealing with the attention that comes with joining a very big band like Breaking Benjamin, share their love and stories about Metallica, how he has enjoyed the monumental success of their new album and tour, his solo project, and the two weigh in with their Bush and Obama impressions. This episode features the song "Sapien" by Siva and "Summer Sunday" by Keith Wallen. Follow Keith on Instagram and Twitter @kjwallen Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor Siva at https://www.facebook.com/sivabandofficial/ and https://sivaofficial.bandcamp.com/ Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Bad Wolves shirt at www.rockabilia.com/browse/artists-…bad-wolves.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 26, 2018
Mike Couls (Vehement Serenade, ex-Sworn Enemy, ex-Agents of Man)
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Doc welcomes famed hardcore bass player, Mike Couls as his guest and they talk about Mike booking God Forbid's first ever tour in Detroit, how losing his father at a young age led him to find solace in the hardcore scene, dealing with the violent backdrop of Detroit and joining local legends, Cold As Life, breaking out into the bigger metal world with Sworn Enemy, tells some amazing Ozzfest stories, why he left Sworn Enemy to move to NJ and join the much more melodic Agents of Man, becoming a journeyman touring bassist playing with bands like Terror, Merauder, Skarhead, and The Cro-Mags, the two resolve a difficult personal issue from the past, and discuss his controversial nickname, "The Gook" . This episode features the song "The Immortal" by Dawn of Eternity and "Murder" by Agents of Man. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor Dawn of Eternity at https://dawnofeternity1.bandcamp.com/ Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Bad Wolves shirt at www.rockabilia.com/browse/artists-…bad-wolves.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 19, 2018
Dave Davidson (Revocation)
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Doc speaks with Revocation vocalist and lead guitarist, Dave Davidson, about the band he played in previously called Cryptic Warning, the early days coming up in Boston DIY metal scene, the intellectual curiosity that led him to become a student of metal and eventually going to Berklee College of Music, how Revocation secured a record deal with Relapse, the slow but steady progress of the band's success. signing with Metal Blade Records, and how he has gone about developing his personal brand as a virtuoso guitarist. This episode features the song "Of Unworldly Origin" by Revocation from their album The Outer Ones. Follow Dave on Instagram @Dave.Davidson and Twitter @Dave_Revocation Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Bad Wolves shirt at www.rockabilia.com/browse/artists-…bad-wolves.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 11, 2018
Kyle Konkiel (Bad Wolves, ex-Vimic/Scar The Martyr, ex-In This Moment)
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Doc speaks with his bandmate and bassist from Bad Wolves, Kyle Konkiel, about his stint doing his own podcast, Tour Bus Confidential, getting started in the LA metal scene with the band Grimefield, how he got the gig to play bass for In This Moment, the personal difficulty of dealing with getting kicked out of the band and starting over, the ups and downs of joining Scar The Martyr, how and why the band changed their name to Vimic, why he left Vimic to join Bad Wolves, and what it's been like to find crossover success this late in his career. This episode features the song "Sensation" by Stalin and the song "She Sees Everything' by Vimic. You can follow Kyle on Instagram @Kskonkiel Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Check out this episode's band sponsor Stalin at www.stalin.org Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Bad Wolves shirt at www.rockabilia.com/browse/artists-…bad-wolves.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 30, 2018
Jonny Hawkins (Nothing More)
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On the latest episode of The Ex Man Podcast, Doc welcomes Jonny Hawkins, vocalist for the eclectic hard rock band, Nothing More. They talk about his methods for maintaining sanity on long tours, how he got into fitness and how it fuels his performance, the early years of Nothing More when Johnny was the drummer of the band, how they got their record deal with Eleven Seven, his process learning how to become a lead singer, and the creative risks they took on their new record to distinguish themselves from the active rock scene. This episode features the song "Go To War" by Nothing More from their album The Story We Tell Ourselves. Follow Jonny on Instagram @Jonnynm22 Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Bad Wolves shirt at www.rockabilia.com/browse/artists-…bad-wolves.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 23, 2018
Tom Bejgrowicz (ex-A&R for Century Media, Graphic Designer, Unbuilt Magazine)
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Doc speaks with Tom Bejgrowicz, also known as Tom B, the guy who originally signed God Forbid to a record deal with Century Media records, about getting started in the music industry with Caroline Distribution and working bands like The Misfits, what he originally saw in God Forbid that made him want to sign the band, his obsessive passion that saw bounce between an A&R career and his life as a graphic designer, helping found the genre and coining the term "New Wave of American Heavy Metal", and his recent work as a graphic design, teacher, and starting Unbuilt Magazine with Randy Blythe and Alex Skolnick. This episode features the song "Chains" by Davola from the album Inherent and the song "Amendment" by God Forbid from the album Reject The Sickness. Follow Tom on Instagram @manalivecreative Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Check out our band sponsor Davola at https://www.davolaofficial.com/ to get a free song download. Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Bad Wolves shirt at www.rockabilia.com/browse/artists-…bad-wolves.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 09, 2018
Nelson Blake II (Locked In A Vacancy - Comic Book Artist - Spiderman, Luke Cage, Romulus)
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Doc welcomes guest, Nelson Blake II, Guitarist of NYC-based metalcore band Locked In A Vacancy and professional comic book artist. They talk about Locked In A Vacancy's recent reunion, the old New York hardcore scene, dissect the complexities of modern black culture and the difficulty going against societally forced identity roles, the psychology behind the toxic aspects of Twitter, get into some NY Knicks and basketball talk, how his career as a visual artist progressed and eventually being hired by Marvel to illustrate Luke Cage and Spiderman, and pick apart the fallacy of God given talent and intricacies of creative work. This episode features the song "Office Politics" by Locked In A Vacancy from their album Exit The Futility Ward. Follow Nelson on Instagram @nelsonblakeii and Twitter @nelsonblake2 Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Bad Wolves shirt at www.rockabilia.com/browse/artists-…bad-wolves.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 31, 2018
Eyal Levi (ex-Daath, URM Academy)
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Doc welcomes guitarist, songwriter, producer, and entrepreneur, Eyal Levi, on the show to talk about growing up around classical music with his father being a conductor, how in music college he stumbled upon creating the music that would become Daath, how their music progressed and why he thinks Daath didn't succeed, how he leveraged the connections he made with the band into becoming a producer, making the Levi/Werstler album, why Daath ultimately became inactive, discuss when and why to quit a project, how the band Eyal and Doc played in together fell apart, how getting involved doing tutorials on CreativeLive inspired him to start URM Academy, and finally achieving success with Nail The Mix. This episode features the song "The Ascent and Decline" by The Agony Scene from their new album Tormentor and "Worthless" by Daath from their album The Concealers. Follow Eyal on Instagram @therealeyallevi and check out URM Academy at Nailthemix.com Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Bad Wolves shirt at www.rockabilia.com/browse/artists-…bad-wolves.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 24, 2018
Melissa Cross (The Zen of Screaming)
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Doc speaks with world renowned singer and vocal coach, Melissa Cross, about coming up with her techniques to teach how to scream properly, her early years studying acting, piano, voice, and performance, being attracted to heavy music and discovering the punk scene, missing her opportunity as a solo artist due to drug use, discuss the ins and outs of vocal technique, and how she got involved with the metal scene and developed the course work that would ultimately become the instructional video series, "The Zen of Screaming". This episode features the song "Never Enough" by Cosm from their album Omnition. Follow Melissa on Instagram @zenofscreaming and Twitter @melissacross Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Bad Wolves shirt at www.rockabilia.com/browse/artists-…bad-wolves.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 11, 2018
Zach Myers (Shinedown)
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Doc speaks with Shinedown guitarist, Zach Myers, about filling in on bass with Saliva, how he joined Shinedown, getting his start as a teenage phenom musician, how Shinedown's sound evolved over the years to getting heavier, what it's like being in the radio world, why he thinks Shinedown has had such big success, their writing process and good relationship with their longtime label, Atlantic Records, and wrap up talking hoops and the NBA. This episode features the song "Carry The Torch" by Dead Reflections and "Devil" by Shinedown from their album Attention Attention. Follow Zach on Instagram and Twitter @ZMyersOfficial Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor Dead Reflections at http://deadreflections.bandcamp.com/track/carry-the-torch and https://www.facebook.com/deadreflectionsofficial/ Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Bad Wolves shirt at www.rockabilia.com/browse/artists-…bad-wolves.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 03, 2018
Steve Joh (A&R for Prosthetic Records, ex-Century Media)
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Doc speaks with Prosthetic Records A&R guy, Steve Joh, about getting started in the music industry working at Caroline Distribution, getting hired by Century Media to run Noise Records, eventually taking over the A&R job at Century Media, explains what an A&R person actually does, the enthusiasm of the early years at CM, leaving the label and touring with God Forbid, his thoughts on the changing music industry, leaving CM to join Prosthetic Records, and gives some thoughts on God Forbid's career shortfalls. This episode features the song "The Huntress" by The Iron Gates from the EP The Story Thus Far. Follow Steve on Twitter @joe_evetts Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor The Iron Gates at https://theirongates.bandcamp.com/album/the-story-thus-far Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Bad Wolves shirt at www.rockabilia.com/browse/artists-…bad-wolves.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 26, 2018
Sahaj Ticotin (Ra)
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Doc speaks with Ra vocalist, guitarist, and producer, Sahaj Ticotin, about how he got his start playing music, his philosophy on producing new rock bands, starting the band Ra and landing a major label record deal, the difficulty of dealing with the pressure of a big budget and trying to crack active rock radio, hitting a wall on Ra's sophomore album, "the Ra curse", struggling with the touring lifestyle, transitioning into becoming a producer and songwriter for other artists, debate the future of guitars in modern popular music and the validity of Greta Van Fleet. Follow Sahaj on Instagram @sahajmakesmusic and Twitter @sahajtic and sahajticotin.com This episode features the song "Use Once and Destroy" by Smack Factor and "Supermegadubstep" by Ra. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor Smack Factor at https://www.smackfactor.net/ and https://soundcloud.com/smackfactor Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Bad Wolves shirt at www.rockabilia.com/browse/artists-…bad-wolves.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 15, 2018
Mike Mulholland (Painless, ex-Emmure, Recon, Thy Art Is Murder)
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Doc speaks with guitarist Mike Mulholland about filling in for deathcore titans, Thy Art Is Murder, his time playing in Emmure, rant about guitar playing and gear, his original band Recon and Emmure bringing a nü metal and breakdown-heavy sound to metalcore, rant about Hatebreed, why he left Emmure, taking a "radical sabbatical" and enjoying time off after the band, rant about action movies, and starting his new band, Painless, with the other ex-members of Emmure. This episode features the song "Mike and Drew" by Heartsick, "Hand of the Devine" by The Agony Scene from their album Tormentor, and "Spellbinder" by Painless. Follow Mike on Instagram and Twitter @mikewtf Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor Heartsick at https://heartsickband.bandcamp.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/heartsickband Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Bad Wolves shirt at www.rockabilia.com/browse/artists-…bad-wolves.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 06, 2018
Godless (ex-Podcast Metal, ex-MetalSucks Podcast)
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Doc speaks with Godless, the former host of excellent heavy metal themed podcasts, Podcast Metal and MetalSucks, about his background in the music industry as a manager, booker, and promoter, how he met Chuck and got into podcasting, studying to become a high level interviewer, debate what being a nerd means, Godless interviews Doc a bit on God Forbid's career and downfall, the current state of the metal scene, and wrap up discussing politics. This episode features the song "Half-Duplex" by Jade Telegraph from the EP Half-Duplex. Follow Godless on Twitter @GodlessSpeaks Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor Jade Telegraph at jadetelegraph.bandcamp.com and soundcloud.com/jadetelegraph Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Bad Wolves shirt at www.rockabilia.com/browse/artists-…bad-wolves.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 01, 2018
Chris Kael (Five Finger Death Punch, ex-The UTMoST)
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Doc speaks with Five Finger Death Punch bassist, Chris Kael, about what attracted him to picking up the bass as a teenager in Lexington, KY, his background as a lead vocalist, moving to Las Vegas and playing with the pop-punk band The UTMoST, bartending in Vegas and almost quitting music, the audition process to get in the 5FDP, adjusting to being in a very popular band, what he thinks the secret to their success is, and contemplate running for office with Doc as his running mate. This episode features the song "The Wake" by Stillfire from their EP Too Far To Reach and "Fire In The Hole" by Five Finger Death Punch from their album And Justice For None. Follow Chris on Twitter and Instagram @5FDPChrisKael Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor Stillfire at stillfiremusic.com Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Bad Wolves shirt at www.rockabilia.com/browse/artists-…bad-wolves.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2018
Steve Smyth (One Machine, ex-Forbidden, ex-Nevermore, ex-Testament, ex-Vicious Rumors)
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Doc talks with prolific guitar player, Steve Smyth, about what makes the bay area such a gold mine for talented metal musicians, how he got his professional start with Vicious Rumors, getting his big break as a touring guitarist with Testament for 5 years, playing with Eric Peterson's black metal side-project, Dragonlord, the ups and downs of joining Nevermore and to contributing to the classic This Godless Endeavor album, working with Forbidden on Omega Wave, and launching his own band, One Machine. This episode features the song "The Body Snatchers" by Circle Back from their self-titled EP and the song "New Motive Power" by One Machine from their album The Final Cull. Follow Steve on Instagram @stevesmythofficial and Twitter @stevesmyth01 and his website SteveSmyth.com. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor Circle Back at CircleBackHC.com Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Bad Wolves shirt at www.rockabilia.com/browse/artists-…bad-wolves.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 16, 2018
Live Show w/ Roy Mayorga (Stone Sour, ex-Soulfly, ex-Crisis, ex-Nausea)
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Doc does his first-ever live Ex-Man show with Stone Sour drummer, Roy Mayorga, about coming up in New York City with punk band Nausea, jumping around as a hired gun with bands like Shelter and Crisis, how doing remixes for Sepultura opened the door to joining Soulfly, the inspiration behind the style of the first Soulfly album, his philosophy on rhythm and being a drummer, leaving Soulfly, moving to LA and playing with bands like Medication and Abloom, his time filling in for Sepultura, how he got into production and electronic music, and the gratification of joining a successful band like Stone Sour after such a long career. This episode features the song "Technojesus" by Gigantalope from the album Super God and "Song #3" by Stone Sour from their album Hydrograd. Follow Roy on Twitter @StonesourRoy and Instagram @roymayorgaofficial Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor Gigantalope at gigantalopeparty.com Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Bad Wolves shirt at www.rockabilia.com/browse/artists-…bad-wolves.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 08, 2018
Justin Graves (Vexes, ex-A Life Once Lost)
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Doc speaks with drummer, Justin Graves, about joining A Life Once Lost and developing their sound on the breakout record, A Great Artist, working with producer Eric Rachel, the organic nature of the recording process, dealing with the Djent uprising despite being an earlier innovator, releasing the Hunter album and enjoying some success with big tours, A Life Once Lost losing steam due to deathcore taking over the scene, quitting the band, life after the band, and starting his new band, Vexes. This episode features the song "The Devil's Den" by SLaM from their EP What Now and the song "Hellion" by Vexes from their album Ancient Geometry. Follow Justin on Instagram @gravejustaine_ Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor SLaM at ReverbNation.com/SLaM_metal Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Buy the Rockabilia.com Exclusive Bad Wolves shirt at https://www.rockabilia.com/browse/artists-groups/b/bad-wolves.html Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Doc CoyleThe Ex ManGod ForbidBad WolvesVagus NerveAnthony MartiniE. Town ConcreteE-TownNJHCPretendo     Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 27, 2018
Anthony Martini (E. Town Concrete, Commission Music)
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Doc speaks with E-Town Concrete frontman, Anthony Martini, about being a unique band rising up in the New Jersey hardcore scene, how their music and image reflected urban life, making business mistakes and perhaps missing the boat for mainstream commercial success, hitting their stride with The Renaissance but also hitting the wall of a changing music scene, E-Town breaking up, getting into the industry as an artist manager, transitioning from the metal to hip hop world, achieving big success as a manager and label owner, and E-Town reuniting in perpetuity. This episode features the song “Architect” by Weight Of The Tide from their EP All Told and “So Many Night” by E-Town Concrete. Follow Anthony on Instagram and Twitter @realantmoney Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor Weight Of The Tide at https://weightofthetide.bandcamp.com/ Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 17, 2018
Craig Locicero (Dress The Dead, ex-Forbidden, ex-Manmade God, ex-Death)
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Doc speaks with Dress The Dead guitarist, Craig Locicero, about starting Forbidden Evil which became Forbidden in high school with Robb Flynn, what made the bay area thrash scene so special and prolific, taking an old-school, organic approach to recording, his time as a touring guitarist for Death, how his changing music tastes led to him leaving Forbidden and starting Manmade God, getting signed by Rick Rubin and experiencing a disappointing album rollout, the Forbidden reunion, and the story behind his new band, Dress The Dead. This episode features the song "There Goes The Sun" by Dress The Dead. Follow Craig on Instagram @low_cicero Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 10, 2018
Tosin Abasi (Animals As Leaders, ex-Reflux)
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In this very special 50th episode of The Ex Man podcast, Doc welcomes legendary guitarist, Tosin Abasi, as a guest to discuss Afro-Futurism, the conflict in the metal world between commercialism and credibility, how he became such a prolific guitar player, coming up in the Baltimore hardcore/metalcore scene, how the band Reflux with Ash Avildsen came together, the genesis of Animals As Leaders through meeting Misha Mansoor, cultivating the Djent sound, political identities, the unexpected success Animals As Leaders and he have experienced, the Generation Axe tour, and his launch of Abasi Guitars and his signature Fishman guitar pickups. This episode features the song "All Came To Light" by Cerebellion from the album Regeneration, and "Ectogenesis" by Animals As Leaders from the album The Madness of Many. Follow Tosin on Instagram @tosinabasi and @abasiguitars Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle  Check out our band sponsor at www.cerebellion1.com Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 03, 2018
Ryan Downey (ex-Burn It Down, Superhero Mgmt, MTV, Speak & Destroy Podcast)
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Doc is joined by this week's guest, Ryan J. Downey, who talks about his time as the vocalist of Indiana hardcore band, Burn It Down, why the band broke up in midst of their ascension, moving to California to sing for Time in Malta, how he almost joined Throwdown, how he almost started a hardcore label imprint through Century Media records, his crazy story fake-auditioning to be a VJ at MTV led to him actually working for MTV, getting into artist management through the band Bleeding Through, and breaking the story of Dimebag Darrell's murder for MTV. This episode features the song "The Taking" by Becoming The Bully and "The Son" by Will Haven from their new album Muerte. Follow Ryan on Instagram @superherohq and Twitter @RyanDowney Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Check out our band sponsor at becomingthebully.bandcamp.com Support our show sponsor Minus Head Records at MinusHead.com and willhaven.bandcamp.com Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 26, 2018
Marc Rizzo (Soulfly, Cavalera Conspiracy, ex-Ill Nino)
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Doc speaks with Soulfly and Cavalera Conspiracy lead guitarist, Marc Rizzo, about coming up in the New Jersey extreme metal scene, the story of how El Niño became Ill Niño, the experience of having early success with Ill Niño and eventually quitting the band, how he joined Soufly, what it's like to be in a band with Max Cavalera, how Cavalera Conspiracy came together, the secret to his tireless work ethic, and his solo guitar career. This episode features the song "Seismal" by Headcrusher from the album Death Comes With Silence, "Spines" by Terror Universal from the album Make Them Bleed, and "Kylocycyle" by Marc Rizzo. Follow Marc Rizzo on Twitter @MarcRizzo and Instagram @MarcRizzo_ripandshred Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Check out our band sponsor at https://headcrusher.bandcamp.com/ Support our show sponsor Minus Head Records at MinusHead.com Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 19, 2018
Militia Vox (Judas Priestess)
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Doc speaks with Judas Priestess vocalist and solo artist Militia Vox about how the topic of race has been unavoidable as it relates to her music career, her upbringing in a very unique and progressive section of Maryland, her rebellious years in performing arts school, getting involved in the industrial music scene and joining her first band in Boston and New York, her years as a touring background singer for big pop stars like Taylor Dayne and Cyndi Lauper, how she decided to start her own solo band, joining Judas Priestess, and have a deep discussion about the #MeToo movement and her negative experiences with sexual harrasment in the music industry. This episode features the song "Blood on our Hands" by Corpse Paint from their EP Nothing Here In The Dark and "Vow" by Militia Vox from the EP Isosceles. Follow Militia on Instagram and Twitter @militiaismyname Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Check out our band sponsor at http://corpsepaint.org Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 12, 2018
Ken Susi (Unearth, Swivel)
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Doc speaks with Unearth guitarist, Ken Susi, about his early years coming up in the New England hardcore scene, how Unearth developed their trademark sound, what it felt like to break out and experience real success, the pitfalls of the "rockstar" lifestyle, the reasons why Unearth has persevered and carries on to this day, how he got involved with the Fishman pickup company, and his new grunge band, Swivel. This episode features the song "Stutter" by Zombie Eating Horse and "Clueless" by Swivel. You can follow Ken on Instagram @kensusi Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Check out our band sponsor at https://zombieeatinghorse.bandcamp.com/ Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCJABBERJAW for 15% off. Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 06, 2018
AJ Channer (Fire From The Gods, ex-Ashes Within, ex-Sic Seed)
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Doc gives his thoughts on Black Panther, and speaks with Fire From The Gods vocalist, AJ Channer, about coming up in Virginia with his first band Sic Seed, going to school in Africa, discovering heavy music through Rage Against The Machine and Slipknot when he came back to the US, leaving music to become a stockbroker on Wall Street, getting back into the scene with Ashes Within through a Sumerian Records band contest, and finally breaking through with Fire From The Gods. This episode features the song "Chasing Yesterday" from Aegea from their Through The Static EP and "Excuse Me" by Fire From The Gods from their album, Narrative. Follow AJ on Instagram @wheresaj Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Check out our band sponsor at www.Aegeaofficial.com Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCEXMAN for 15% off. Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 27, 2018
Gun Debate with Phil Labonte (All That Remains)
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Doc has a debate with All That Remains frontman and 2nd Amendment advocate, Phil Labonte, about the recent uproar focused around gun rights following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. This episode features the song "Hold On" by All That Remains. Follow Phil on Instagram and Twitter @philthatremains Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCEXMAN for 15% off. Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 23, 2018
Lloyd Grant (ex-Metallica, ex-Defcon)
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Doc weighs in on the recent school shooting in Florida, and speaks with this week's guest, Lloyd Grant, who played lead guitar on Metallica's first ever recording about growing up in Jamaica, how he discovered rock music in Southern California, the effect of his family's religion, how he met Lars Ulrich and eventually got to play on the original recording of "Hit The Lights", why he ultimately turned down an offer to join Metallica, the story of his speed-metal band Defcon, what he was up to in the subsequent years, and how the Metallica 30th anniversary show ressurected his music career. This episode features the original Metallica recording of "Hit The Lights" from Metal Blade Records' Metal Massacre Volume 1. Follow Lloyd on Instagram @Lloydgrant_tallica and check out his website http://www.blacklloyd.com/ Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Here's the clip Lloyd playing "Hit The Lights" with Metallica, Dave Mustaine, and Ron McGovney - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NkUm4JBAb4E Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCEXMAN for 15% off. Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 20, 2018
Sonny Mayo (Ugly Kid Joe, ex-Sevendust, ex-HeD PE, ex-Amen, ex-Snot)
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Doc speaks with prolific guitar player, Sonny Mayo, about the benefits of therapy, being influenced by James Hetfield, coming up in Northern Virginia with his thrash band Silence, opening up for an upcoming Pantera, how he moved west and joined Snot, falling in with drugs and how that led to him leaving Snot and joining Amen, getting sober and subsequently joining HeD PE, how playing with Sevendust was the best thing and hardest thing he ever did, going to school to become a producer, playing with Ugly Kid Joe, and his new life working with Rock to Recovery. This episode features the song "Coulda Woulda Shoulda" by Snot. You can follow Sonny on Instagram @sonny_mayo and Twitter @sonnymayo Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCEXMAN for 15% off. Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 14, 2018
Dave Chavarri (Ill Nino, Terror Universal, ex-Pro-Pain, Ex-M.O.D.)
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Doc talks with Ill Nino and Terror Universal drummer Dave Chavarri about getting his start on the East Coast with his first band Gothic Slam, how that led to him joining bay area thrash band Lååz Rocket, his time playing with M.O.D., what he learned about work ethic and the music business playing with Pro-Pain, how filling in for Soulfly prepared him to launch Ill Nino, the evolution of a more melodic Ill Nińo from the original El Nińo with Jorge from Merauder, the relentless touring that fueled the band's success, the key to Ill Nińo's longevity, and how his new band Terror Universal came together. This episode features the song "Galactic Outlaw" by Gigantalope and "Dig A Hole" by Terror Universal. Follow Dave on Instagram and Twitter @illdavechavarri Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Check out Gigantalope at www.facebook.com/Gigantalope Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCEXMAN for 15% off. Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 06, 2018
Patrick Sheridan (Fit For An Autopsy, ex-Nothing Left To Mourn, ex-Shattered Realm)
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Doc speaks with Fit For An Autopsy guitarist, Patrick Sheridan about how losing weight has affected his former "Fat Pat" persona, how he got into the hardcore scene, the violence and crew culture of the 90s New Jersey hardcore scene, what he did to improve as a guitar player, why is almost quit music, the success of Fit For An Autopsy, and what has caused him to evolve as a person. This episode features the song "Heads Will Hang" by Fit For An Autopsy. Follow Patrick on Instagram @prstattooffaa Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCEXMAN for 15% off. Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 31, 2018
Byron Davis (ex-God Forbid)
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Doc speaks with ex-God Forbid vocalist, Byron Davis, about how he felt and what he did when God Forbid broke up, how wanting to start a family factored into moving on from the band, reflect on the troubles that led to the break-up, the creative process of the last album Equilibrium, how his vocal style evolved through the years, what finding metal in a predominantly black community was like, and contemplate his future plans. This episode features the song "Zombie" by Bad Wolves and "Pockets Lined With Flowers" by Casket Robbery from the EP The Ascension. Follow Byron on Instagram and Twitter @Byronde Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Check out Casket Robbery at https://casketrobbery.bandcamp.com/ Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCEXMAN for 15% off. Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 23, 2018
Robb Flynn (Machine Head, ex-Vio-lence, ex-Forbidden)
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Doc speaks with Machine Head frontman, Robb Flynn, about his crazy, early years in the Bay Area experimenting with drugs, starting thrash band Forbidden, cutting his teeth on the road with Vio-lence, how the changing 90s metal scene inspired him to start Machine Head, how they secured a record deal with Roadrunner Records, the huge impact and success of Burn My Eyes, how the band defied categorization through the years as their sound evolved, and discuss race relations and outrage culture. This episode features the song "No Return" by Void Vator from the album Dehumanized, and the song "Beyond The Pale" by Machine Head from the album Catharsis. Follow Robb on Instagram @RobbFlynn and Twitter @TheGeneralMH Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Check out Void Vator at www.VoidVator.com Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCEXMAN for 15% off. Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 18, 2018
Eric German (Entertainment Lawyer)
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Doc's guest is entertainment lawyer, Eric German, who represents bands like Asking Alexandria, Five Finger Death Punch, Bad Wolves, and formerly Doc's old band, God Forbid. Eric talks about growing up as a devoted metalhead, his college experience and why he decided to get into law, his time working in concert promotion, litigating the infamous Napster lawsuit, the fall of metal in the 90s, the challenges hard rock and metal face in a changing music industry, and gives some advice on how to be successful new band in the current landscape. This episode features the song "Mega Piranha" by In Search of Sun from the album, Virgin Funk Mother. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCEXMAN for 15% off. Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 08, 2018
Daniel "DL" Laskiewicz (ex-The Acacia Strain, LGND)
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Doc reflects on the year that was 2017, and speaks with ex-The Acacia Strain guitarist, songwriter, and producer, Daniel "DL" Laskiewicz, about his current band LGND, his roots in the New England hardcore scene, reminisce about the band Blood Has Been Shed, the evolution of The Acacia Strain's sound, why he stopped touring and eventually split with the band, his development as a guitarist and producer, and gives an update on his current projects. This episode features the song "Beast" by The Acacia Strain. Follow DL on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/DanielDLLaskiewicz/ Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our show sponsor and buy official band merch at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCEXMAN for 15% off. Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 28, 2017
John Finberg (Booking Agent)
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Doc talks about the death of Nevermore and Sanctuary vocalist, Warrel Dane, and gives a reading of his article featured on Metalsucks.net. Doc also speaks with First Row Talent booking agent, John Finberg, about getting his start in Philadelphia as a ticket scalper, how he became a booking agent through concert promotion, his adventures working for and with multiple agents all over the country, the highs and lows of joining Bay Ridge Talent and booking bands like Machine Head, Napalm Death and Madball, discuss his infamous reputation and abrasive communication style, as well as hash out some of the issues they had when John booked God Forbid. First Row Talent - https://www.facebook.com/pg/firstrowofficial/about/ Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Buy band merch and support our show sponsor at Rockabilia.com. Use the code PCEXMAN for 15% off. Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 20, 2017
Billy Graziadei (Biohazard, Powerflo, ex-Suicide City)
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Doc speaks with guitarist, vocalist, and producer Billy Graziadei about how forming Biohazard helped him stay out of trouble in the streets, the band's unique sound and genesis of blending hardcore, metal, and hip hop, how fame and substance abuse tore the band apart, leaving Biohazard and launching punk band Suicide City, the Biohazard reunion, and tells the story of how the supergroup Powerflo came together.  This episode features the song "Resistance" by Powerflo. Follow Billy on Instagram and Twitter @BillyBiohazard Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Buy official band merchandise at Rockabilia.com - Use the code PCEXMAN to get 15% off. Listen to more podcasts like at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 12, 2017
Meytal Cohen (YouTube Star)
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Doc talks with drummer and YouTube star, Meytal Cohen, about growing up and getting into heavy metal in Israel, her unique family life, her time in the Israeli Army, how she found her way to America, what the process of gaining such a massive online fanbase was like, the experience of making a record and touring with her band, Meytal, and her latest venture launching a Kickstarter campaign to make the next album. This episode features the song "Out of Chaos" by Meytal. Go to MeytalCohen.com or www.kickstarter.com/projects/meytal/the-2nd-meytal-album?ref=card to support Meytal's new album. You can follow Meytal on Instagram and Twitter at @Meyta1cohen Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Listen to more podcasts like at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 29, 2017
Peter Wichers (ex-Soilwork)
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Doc talks with ex-Soilwork guitar player Peter Wichers about what made the Swedish metal scene in the 90s so special, how Soilwork's career was built and cultivated an international following, the evolution of the band's sound over the years, why he quit Soilwork the first time, his venture becoming a record producer, rejoining and leaving Soilwork the 2nd time to start a family and work for Fender, and his forthcoming music project with vocalist Howard Jones (Light The Torch, Killswitch Engage). This episode features the song "Two Lives Worth Of Reckoning" by Soilwork. Follow Peter on Instagram @peter_wichers Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Support our sponsor and buy official merchandise at www.Rockabilia.com Listen to more podcasts like at www.JabberJawMedia.com   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 20, 2017
Art Cruz (Winds of Plague, Prong)
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Doc gives his thoughts on the flurry of sexual misconduct scandals currently in the news, and speaks with the drummer of Winds of Plague and Prong, Art Cruz, about how Winds of Plague got their break, the rise of the deathcore scene, why he ultimately left the band, his time at G-Pen, how he joined Prong, the Winds of Plague reunion, his other life as a magician, and the launch of his new clothing brand Baselords. This episode features the song "Never Alone" from the Winds of Plague album Blood of My Enemy.  Follow Art on Instagram and Twitter @theartcruz Check out Baselords Brand on Instagram and Twitter @baselords Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Doc's VH1 article: Rediscovering the 90s Post Thrash Groove Metal Scene - http://www.vh1.com/news/45371/90s-post-thrash-groove-metal-scene/ Listen to more podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 14, 2017
Chris "OJ" Ojeda (Byzantine)
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Byzantine guitarist/vocalist, Chris "OJ" Ojeda, joins Doc to discuss how the band got their break, the naive mistakes they made in the early years, the struggle they experienced balancing band life and home life, the band breakup and reunion, Byzantine's new lease on life and record deal with Metal Blade, OJ's vocal technique, and his account of the reality of life in West Virginia. This episode features the song "Toast to the Ghost" by Bad Wolves and "Trapjaw" by Byzantine from their new album The Cicada Tree. Follow Byzantine on Instagram @officialbyzantine and Twitter @ByzantineWV Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Listen to more podcasts like at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 07, 2017
NBA Talk with Derek James (1500ESPN Timberwolves Analyst)
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Doc speaks with ESPN1500 Minnesota Timberwolves Analyst and Hardwood Paroxysm writer, Derek James, about how he became a basketball journalist, the evolution of new media, the connection between hoops and heavy music, question whether the dominance of the Golden State Warriors is good for the NBA, how the Cavs and Celtics will fair after the Kyrie Irving trade, the upcoming T-Wolves season, and re-litigate Russell Westbrook's MVP campaign. You can follow Derek on Twitter @DerekJamesNBA You can follow Doc on Twitter and Instagram @DocCoyle Check out more great podcasts like at at www.JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 26, 2017
Chris Broderick (Act of Defiance, ex-Megadeth, ex-Nevermore, ex-Jag Panzer)
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Doc speaks with Act of Defiance guitarist, Chris Broderick, about the challenges of doing a long distance band and being the only guitar player, how he got his professional start in Colorado with Jag Panzer, the hard truths he learned about the music industry playing with Nevermore, how he got the Megadeth gig and ultimately why he left, and what it was like to start a brand new band from the ground up after leaving such a big group. This episode features the song "M.I.A." from the album Old Scars, New Wounds by Act of Defiance. Follow Chris Broderick on Instagram @chris_broderick_guitar and Twitter @chris_broderick Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Listen to more podcasts like at www.JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 16, 2017
Steve Evetts (Producer of Dillinger Escape Plan, Suicide Silence)
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Doc talks with legendary record producer Steve Evetts about working on the 1st God Forbid album, Reject The Sickness, his philosophy on getting great performances, his role elevating the hardcore scene in the late 90s, his time as the bassist of the glam-ish band American Angel, how he got his start producing and working at Trax East studio, breaking out as a "big time" producer working with Ross Robinson, The Cure, and Sepultura, what the Steve Evetts credo towards production is, what he thinks about how technology has changed recording, and his relationship with The Dillinger Escape Plan. This episode features the song "Playing Dead" by Turmoil from the album The Process Of... Follow Steve on Instagram and Twitter @SteveEvetts and check out his website www.steveevetts.com Follow Doc on Instagam and Twitter @DocCoyle Listen to more podcasts like at www.JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 10, 2017
Brian Fair (ex-Shadows Fall, ex-Overcast, Downpour)
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Doc talks with vocalist Brian Fair about coming up in the early 90s Boston hardcore scene, breaking out and eventually breaking up with Overcast, joining Shadows Fall to see the rise of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal, how he enjoyed finally reaching big success, signing to a major label, why all activity stopped for Shadows Fall, how he has experienced family life, and wrap up to chat about the Boston Celtics. This episode features the song "Beautiful Nothing" by Downpour. Follow Brian on Instagram and Twitter @Brianshadfall Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Listen to more podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 26, 2017
Lorenzo Antonucci (ex-Sworn Enemy)
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Doc talks with ex-Sworn Enemy guitarist, Lorenzo Antonucci, about the ups and downs of his career with the band, coming out of the New York hardcore scene, playing Ozzfest, trying to maintain success, and eventually why he quit the band. He also gets deep into his life after the band from moving to Austria to becoming a record producer, relocating to Los Angeles to try professional wrestling, and finally focusing on acting in and developing films and television. This episode features the song "Sworn Enemy" by Sworn Enemy. You can follow Lorenzo on Instagram @Lorenzoantonuccijr You can follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Listen to more great podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 13, 2017
Adam Sagir (The Noise Cartel PR, ex-Century Media, Dripback, ex-Labrat)
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Doc shares his thoughts on Hurricane Harvey and the LA Fires. He also speaks with his good friend, Adam Sagir, owner of UK PR company, The Noise Cartel, former Century Media Records employee, and bassist of Dripback and formerly of Labrat. Adam talks about working his way up the ladder in the record industry with Century Media, deciding how to balance his band life and other career opportunities, how he became an instrumental figure in launching God Forbid in the UK, and lays out how he started Noise Cartel and what being a Public Relations professional really means. This episode features the song "Wasted" by Dripback from the album Failed Futures. Follow Adam Sagir on Instagram and Twitter @AdamDaRat Follow The Noise Cartel on Instagram and Twitter @TheNoiseCartel Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Listen to more podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 05, 2017
Mercedes Lander (Kittie, White Swan)
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Doc talks with Kittie drummer, Mercedes Lander, about the financial difficulties that led to the band winding down their career, the challenges of being a Canadian band, how Kittie got their start, how monumental success affected them being so young, their transition coming out of the nu metal scene into the traditional metal world, resisting exploitation from the music industry, life and career after Kittie, and the forthcoming Kittie documentary. This episode features the song "JET" by White Swan. Follow Mercedes Lander on Instagram and Twitter @love_instereo Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Find more podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 24, 2017
Corey Pierce (ex-God Forbid)
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Doc reflects on the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, VA, and speaks with ex-God Forbid drummer Corey Pierce about how he dealt with the break up of the band, the evolution of the band's sound throughout their career, lament on lost opportunities, discuss Corey's career post-God Forbid, and mull the possibility of a reunion. This episode features the God Forbid song "Static Signal", a B-side from the 2009 Earthsblood album. Follow Corey on Instagram and Twitter @Corforbid Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Listen to more excellent podcasts like at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 14, 2017
Dave "The Rev" Ciancio (ex-God Forbid, Shadows Fall, Thursday manager)
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Doc talks with God Forbid's ex-manager Dave "The Rev" Ciancio about how his artist management career got started with The Syndicate, what attracted him to want to work with God Forbid, the exciting east coast metal and hardcore scene of the late 90s and early 00s, why he ended up quitting managing God Forbid and eventually leaving artist management altogether, and gives some insight into his career path after leaving the music industry. This episode features the God Forbid song "Nothing" from the 2001 album Determination. You can follow The Rev on Instagram @RevCiancio You can follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Listen to more podcasts like this at JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 31, 2017
Jeremy Wagner (Broken Hope)
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Doc speaks with Broken Hope founder and guitarist, Jeremy Wagner, about being the "last man standing" in a band with a 20-year history, how their long hiatus came about, what the 90s death metal scene was like, Jeremy's fiction writing career, and how the band's approach has changed in the modern era of social media. This episode features the song "Blast Frozen" by Broken Hope from their new album Mutilated and Assimilated.  Follow Jeremy on Twitter @JeremyXWagner Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Check out more great podcasts like this on www.JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 17, 2017
Jim LaMarca (ex-Chimaira, Impending Lies)
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Doc speaks with ex-Chimaira bassist Jim LaMarca about their forthcoming reunion show, political observation in Cleveland, how he came to becoming a professional barber, why he ultimately left Chimaira in 2010, ponders the mistakes made by the band, and talk NBA and Cleveland Cavaliers. This episode features the song "Wither" by Impending Lies. Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Find more great podcasts like The Ex Man at www.JabberJawMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 03, 2017
Brandan Schieppati (ex-Bleeding Through, ex-18 Visions, The Iron Son)
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Brandan Schieppati, ex-vocalist of Bleeding Through and ex-guitarist of 18 Visions, joins Doc to discuss the Orange County hardcore scene, the dawn of Fashioncore, how he transitioned from 18 Visions to Bleeding Through, his personal struggle and outward pressure grappling with overbearing ambition and expectations, and how his passion for fitness led him to set Bleeding Through aside to start his own gym and clothing line, Rise Above Fitness, as well as new endeavors with his band, The Iron Son, and podcast, Positively Negative. This episode features the songs "Promised Me The World" by Vagus Nerve and "Unleash Hell" by The Iron Son. You can find Brandan on Instagram @BrandanSchieppati or his website - http://brandanschieppati.com/ You can find Rise Above Fitness on Instagram @riseabovefitness or website - https://www.riseabovefitnessoc.com/ Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle or his website - www.doccoyle.net Listen to this podcast and others like in at http://www.jabberjawmedia.com/     Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 15, 2017
Doc Answers Fan Questions
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In lieu of having a guest, Doc decides to put a spotlight on the fans and supporters by answering their questions for an entire episode. This episode features the song "The World Is Yours" by In Search of Sun from the album The World Is Yours, and the song "N2" by God Forbid from the album Reject The Sickness, which is currently available under the dual release Sickness and Misery. Follow Doc Coyle on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/DocCoyleOfficial/ Hear more high quality podcasts like this at http://www.jabberjawmedia.com/   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 07, 2017
Mike Schleibaum (Darkest Hour, Battery)
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Doc chats with Darkest Hour founder and guitarist, Mike Schleibaum, about the sacrifices and grind of DIY touring, Doc's challenge with learning the guitar technique behind Darkest Hour songs, how Mike stays so enthusiastic and Darkest Hour's unique longevity, how the line-up changes have allowed the band to excel, Mike's time playing with the legendary hardcore band, Battery, dealing with the transition and backlash of being ex-straight edge, they brainstorm on ways to make independent music careers more achievable by organizing through collectivism, and compare the approaches and reactions between the previous more commercial self-titled album and their latest more gritty album, Godless Prophets and the Migrant Flora. This episode features the song "This Is The Truth" by Darkest Hour from the album Godless Prophets and the Migrant Flora. Follow Darkest Hour on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/DarkestHourDudes/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/darkest_hour_official/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/darkesthourrock Follow Doc on Twitter and Instagram @DocCoyle Support JabberJaw Media shows here - http://www.jabberjawmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 23, 2017
Ken Schalk (ex-Candiria, ex-Fuel)
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Doc rants against the criticism on being involved with "too many" music projects, and chats with ex-Candiria and ex-Fuel drummer, Ken Schalk, about his drumming philosophy, his approach to artistic living, evolving from Candiria being a death metal band to finding a home within the hardcore scene, Candiria's stylistic changes and connection to New York City, his transition moving from NYC to LA, his experience playing with Fuel and The Misfits, and his involvement or lack thereof on the latest Candiria album. This episode features the songs "Learn To Live" by Bad Wolves and "Mathematics" by Candiria. Follow Ken on Instagram @ken_schalk and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/KenMusicLessons/ Follow Doc on Twitter and Instagram @DocCoyle Find and support Jabberjaw Media podcasts at http://www.jabberjawmedia.com/   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2017
Peter Iwers (ex-In Flames, CYHRA)
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Doc talks with ex-In Flames bassist, Peter Iwers, about his new venture co-owning and running a beer brewing company - Odd Island Brewing, his new band CYHRA with ex-In Flames guitarist Jesper Strömblad, the thought process and feelings that led to his exiting In Flames, what the 90s metal scene in Sweden and early years for the band was like, and why Sweden seems to have such high-level musicianship. This episode features the song "Chasing Demons" by Jasta feat. Howard Jones and a clip of the song "Zombie Inc." by In Flames. Follow Peter, his new band CYHRA, and Odd Island Brewing on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/peteriwers/ https://www.instagram.com/cyhra_official/ https://www.instagram.com/oddislandbrewing/ Follow Doc on Twitter and Instagram - @DocCoyle Support Jabberjaw Media shows at www.jabberjawmedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2017
Mark Hunter (ex-Chimaira)
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Doc's guest is Mark Hunter, singer of the now defunct New Wave of American Heavy Metal band Chimaira. They discuss the demise of the band, the early years and how the band got signed, dealing with their Nu Metal growing pains, how the band never felt comfortable in their own shoes or took time to enjoy the success, what it felt like to have original band members quit one-by-one, the rise and fall of Chimaira 2.0, and Mark's new career as a photographer. This episode features the song "This Is Why We Ride" from the Body Count album Bloodlust and a clip from the Chimaira song "Save Ourselves" from their self-titled album. Check out the JabberJaw recommended show Manage Mental - https://goo.gl/rVNVLc Support The Ex Man by shopping at www.doccoyle.net/amazon Follow Doc on Twitter and Instagram - @DocCoyle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 04, 2017
Reflecting on the NWOAHM with J. Andrew Zalucky (Decibel, Metal Injection)
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Doc speaks with heavy metal and politics writer, J. Andrew Zalucky, about his article Reflecting on the New Wave of American Heavy Metal, which was released a year ago on MetalInjection.net. They discuss NWOAHM's overall relevance and historical significance, how it relates to the current state of heavy music, metal elitism, and coming of age in the hardcore scene. The episode features the God Forbid song "Gone Forever" from the 2004 album Gone Forever. Article Links Reflecting on the New Wave of American Heavy Metal by J. Andrew Zalucky - http://www.metalinjection.net/editorials/reflecting-on-the-new-wave-of-american-heavy-metal This Is The End by Doc Coyle - http://www.doccoyle.net/this-is-the-end/ J. Andrew Zalucky's website - https://jazalucky.com/   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 23, 2017
Benny Horowitz (The Gaslight Anthem, ex-The Low End Theory, ex-The Killing Gift)
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Doc has an in-depth talk with Benny Horowitz, drummer of über successful rock band, The Gaslight Anthem, about coming up in the New Jersey hardcore scene, gush over local metalcore band For The Love Of..., discuss Benny's struggle in the underground playing with bands like The Low End Theory and The Killing Gift, battling with the pressures of "real life", and finally coping with having his dreams come true as a successful musician. Benny and Doc also engage in some NBA talk, and pore over the doldrums of being a Brooklyn Nets fan, and try to figure if anyone has a chance against the Golden State Warriors. This episode features the songs "Crawl To Hide" by For The Love Of... from the 1998 album Feasting On The Will Of Humanity and "Stay Vicious" by The Gaslight Anthem from the 2014 album Get Hurt. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 10, 2017
Mark Heylmun (Suicide Silence)
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Mark Heylmun, lead guitarist of Suicide Silence joins Doc to discuss the harsh criticism of their creative changes on their forthcoming album, the band's "old school" approach to jamming and chemistry, their personal artistic process and how it relates to fans, and Mark ends up interviewing Doc a little bit to get some insight on what hindered God Forbid's career. This episode features the song "Doris" by Suicide Silence from their self-titled album set to be released February 24th 2017 on Nuclear Blast Records. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 22, 2017
Bill Hudson (Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Vital Remains, ex-Westfield Massacre, ex-Cellador)
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Doc returns from a break from the show with special guest, Bill Hudson, a prolific and virtuosic guitarist for bands like Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Circle II Circle, Vital Remains, and Ex Man of Westfield Massacre, Cellador, Power Quest, and many more. They discuss how Bill emigrated from Brazil to join the band Cellador, his early missteps and attitude problems, his transition into becoming a hired gun, and his philosophy on how to make it as a pro musician.  This episode features the song "Of Dirt" by the band Firefly Atlas, and a demo version of the song "E.G.O." by Bill Hudson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 13, 2017
Andrew "AJ" Jacobs (Mutiny Within, ex-Vext)
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Doc rings in the New Year by thanking his gear sponsors ESP Guitars, EVH Amps and Cabs, Dunlop Picks, MXR Effects, Planet Waves Cables, D'Addario Strings, Toontrack Software, Kemper Profiling Amps, Zoom, Samson, and Sennheiser. He also speaks with Mutiny Within bassist, Andrew Jacobs, about how AJ hustled and masterminded their way to a record deal with Roadrunner even as an inexperience band, navigating the local New Jersey metal scene, the art of networking, the trouble the band ran into with touring and member changes, burning out, working at Warner Music Group, and the current state of Mutiny Within. This is episode features the Mutiny Within song "Justify" from their album Origins due Feb 10th 2017. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 04, 2017
Mike Gitter (A&R for Century Media Records, ex-Roadrunner, Atlantic, Razor & Tie)
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Doc vents about the holiday blues, and speaks with Century Media A&R guy, Mike Gitter, about his start as a journalist in the early punk and hardcore scene, his time in the major label world at Atlantic records, the process of making records with bands, his legacy at Roadrunner Records and working with bands like Killswitch Engage, Glassjaw, and Ill Nino, and reveals what he looks for in upcoming bands. This episode features the song "Calculating Fate" from Death I Am and a live version of "Numbered Days" from KiIlswitch Engage. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 22, 2016
Tommy Vext (Westfield Massacre, ex-Snot, ex-Divine Heresy)
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Doc talks with his old friend Tommy Vext, vocalist of Westfield Massacre about growing up in a rough environment in Brooklyn, NY, his first band Vext, how he got involved with Dino Cazares to join Divine Heresy, singing at Roadrunner United, his messy exit from Divine Heresy, joining Snot, his long journey to get sober, surviving attempted murder, entering the witness protection program, and his flirtation with suicide. Songs featured on this episode are "Horizon" by Animus Complex from the Immersion album and "Build Your Thrones" by Westfield Massacre from their self-titled debut.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 13, 2016
Christian Olde Wolbers (ex-Fear Factory, Arkaea)
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Doc talks with ex Fear Factory bassist and guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers about how Christian originally joined the band, Fear Factory's influence on metal, how and why the band split up, potential of a Fear Factory reunion, and dig into Christian's passion for firearms.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 30, 2016
Bruce Lamont (Yakuza, Corrections House, Brain Tentacles, Led Zeppelin 2)
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Doc laments on the election results, and speaks with his old friend Bruce Lamont, vocalist and saxophonist of bands like Yakuza, Corrections House, Brain Tentacles, and Led Zeppelin 2. They discuss Bruce's journey as a career musician who has found a way to balance art and commerce over 20 years.  This episode features the track "Fruitcake" from Brain Tentacles' self-titled debut release available through Relapse Records. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 18, 2016
Election Special w/ Phil Labonte (All That Remains, ex-Shadows Fall)
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In this special episode dedicated 100% to politics and the current Presidential election, Doc speaks with Phil Labonte, the outspoken, libertarian vocalist of All That Remains and Ex Man of Shadows Fall. They discuss Phil's dissatisfaction with the current Libertarian Presidential ticket, the downsides of both Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton, identity politics, and how people on opposite sides of the political spectrum can have a civilized discourse. The song clip is All That Remains "2 Weeks" from the Overcome album. Follow Phil on Instagram and Twitter @PhilThatRemains Follow Doc on Instagram and Twitter @DocCoyle Buy the official Ex-Man Podcast T-shirt at doccoyle.net/shop/ Listen to more great podcasts like this at soundtalentmedia.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 07, 2016
Angel Vivaldi (ex-Black Market Hero, Vext)
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Doc talks with virtuosic, solo instrumental guitarist, Angel Vivaldi, about his humble beginnings in New Jersey playing with Black Market Hero, how he launched and built his solo career using social media, how he dealt with the traditional music industry, his role as a gay man in the heavy metal world, his dedication to environmentalism and worthy causes, and his recent tour with Ozzy Osbourne guitarist, Gus G. This episode features the Angel Vivaldi song "A Mercurian Summer" from the 2011 Universal Language EP. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 03, 2016
John Boecklin (ex-Devildriver, Bad Wolves)
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In this inaugural episode, Doc and John discuss John's exit from Devildriver, life after the band, his artist management career, his new band I of Tongues, and his relationship with Phil Anselmo. This episode features the song "Pull Me Out" from Doc's band Vagus Nerve from the Visceral EP available now.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 22, 2016